Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.
Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides
Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.
Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better
What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?
Millets farming, the Kondh Way
“Whatever I obtain from my field feeds my family, our community; the birds, the insects and the animals who visit my field. Everyone is full!”
Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties
She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.
More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients
“The consumption of millets is lower down on the agenda of policy makers as well as the community... need campaigns to popularise millets again."
Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti
'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand a better chance'.
Seed festival throws up millet cultivation as best option
More than 10 varieties of millets and 60 varieties of vegetable seeds were also on display for the farmers in the district.
Indigenous Seed, Food and Biodiversity Fair - 2017
Protection and Conservation of Culture is necessary for Poison-free Farming, Self-resilient Farmers and Building Prosperous Village