Festival of Uncultivated Food: Weeding out the myths
Edible plants and crops which we ignoramuses tend to dismiss as weeds, are plants that grow without their seeds being sown and alongside other crops.
Can Baiga millet be part of mainstream?
Sikiya is an extra produce the Baigas get without even cultivating it. It has about 12 to 12.5 per cent protein.
Maharashtra Rural-Urban exchange programme
Crops and vegetables planted within one acre farms by the women gave nutritious and healthy plants for consumption with surplus produce.
Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years
They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.
Niyamgiri tribe revive wild harvests after Vedanta victory
Increasing farmers’ access to a variety of traditional seeds and planting materials will make them more resilient to climatic hazards.
Into the Wild
Forest-grown vegetables like kurdu, chichardi, halunda, chaya, kombhal, kavdar, teryachi bhaji, kate math etc. will be displayed, cooked, and sold
Can farming mean a permanent renewal of life?
For the past three decades, the practice of permaculture has found acceptance from not just rural communities in India but also from urbanites
The Food Culture of Khasi Hills
This photo story captures glimpses of the food culture of the Khasis which is largely influenced by the biodiverse hills of Meghalaya.
Experts stressed revival of millet farming in Odisha
Millets farming does not need fertilizers and pesticides to grow and also can be cultivated in low irrigated and even non-irrigated areas.