Youth drive revival of traditional rice varieties in West Bengal
“Traditional rice cultivars are inherently endowed with higher nutritional value than their chemically grown counterparts.”
Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Chandigarh’s first organic market has grown and spread
“We know the farmers well enough to have faith in their produce and other allied processed products,”
Kitchen gardens start yielding returns for city residents
Residents in flats have started sharing their produce regularly forming WhatsApp groups and displaying pictures to attract buyers.
Farming is a way of living that is more sustainable: Kishore
Setting up a model farm, where everything is grown (organically)...
Organic Food Market Opens at Rayagada
Prices of different goods are decided mutually by the farmers and the consumers on a monthly basis.
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.