How to create an Oasis
They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall
In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy
If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.
G Nammalvar, messiah of organic revolution
"Farming is a way of living, and a way of living that is possible even in the 21st century.”
Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction
What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?
Organic farming initiative for Idukki district
“This coming together of organic farmers is expected to create a farming reform movement not only in Kerala but across India”
Seed savers, forest food on display at 4th Kisan Swaraj Sammelan in Ahmedabad
"Sustainable farming is a viable operation and it is the answer to our unhealthy, weather prone conditions."
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
Of kamranga and kachnar: vanishing flavors and shrinking food basket
"We all relished a preparation of ambadi mixed with chickpea dough and garnished with garlic, to be eaten with jowar bhakri."
Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers
A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits