Auroville's innovators

The mystery of Auroville - celebrating a few initiatives and individuals

Techies write new code for farming success

For farmers, the investments by the IT professionals are like an interest-free loans.

Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds

They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.

Legacies crucial for the commons

They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.

Millet mantra on their lips

The event comprised millets-cookery workshop, exhibition of a variety of millet products and millet cooking contest followed by a millet feast.

These Two Friends Started Goa’s First Zero-Waste Store To Beat Plastic Pollution At Its Root

How a zero-waste store can actually substitute conventional departmental stores.

Re-Store sells all stuff you'd like to discard

Trivedi, who initiated Re-Store, hopes to take the message of re-use, exchange, rent, repair, as opposed to buying new, to many more people.

The Socio-Economics of Your Plate

“I pick Who rather than from where or what produce because I want to support the right people and create a deeper impact."

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.

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