A lost desi cotton heritage
Government needs to diversify the seed availability, regulate illegal seeds and tighten laws so farmers have a real choice, not a Hobson’s one.
Weaving an urban fabric
"Textiles can transform not just the appearance of a building but also its function”
The dyers of Kotpad
Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms
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?
Weaving harmonious threads of change
Women of a small village in Uttar Pradesh are weaving not just colorful yarn but also communal harmony in their region.
Khadi Production in India: A Way Forward to Green Economy?
Ecological economists like Tim Jackson, Peter Victor, and others talk about prosperity without growth and highlight the need for greening the econ...
કપાસ પહેલાનો, ફેરવણાટ અત્યારનું (in Gujarati)
કચ્છમાં નૈસર્ગિક રીતે ઊગતા અને સદીઓથી પર્યાવરણને જાળવતા એક પ્રકારના કપાસના પુનરુત્થાનની કથા
Reweaving an Old World cotton
The story of weaving again with a variety of cotton that is suited to the local environment, organic and has been grown in Kachchh for centuries.