farming practices
Decoding Politics: Of, in, about Food

A woman farmer teaching the politics of food to city-based college students and village-based organic farmers.

Sowing Seeds of Ecocentrism

Journey of Jeewika as she sets up safe spaces to converse about wellness, food, societal constructs and the world within.  

The revival of millets is improving the lives of tribespeople in Odisha

The festival celebrates the ancient practice through which farmers exchange indigenous heirloom seeds, also with the younger generation, passing down their knowledge alongside the heirloom seeds."

Climate resilient millets boost livelihood opportunities for Odisha’s tribal women

The revival of millets is helping women farmers in the tribal districts of the state to enhance their livelihood opportunities and become financially independent.

Vruksha Ayurveda Farming: Developing Healthy Plants that Produce Healthy Food

When people were connected with land and agriculture, it had a healthy bearing on our cultural sensibilities.

On a journey to find where the wild things grow

Chefs, scholars and farmer collectives are trying to document the medicinal and nutritional value of wild foods

Puvidham: A University for Sustainable Living

“Highly competitive cast of minds as well as a destructive mentality towards nature with a manifestation of dual behaviour is what the mainstream education cultivates and I had no intention to send my children to these schools. Therefore, I decided to home-school my children,” says Meenakshi.

How Sumi Nagas’ traditional knowledge helps them navigate nature’s vagaries

Elders in the community say that the ecological indicators help them predict weather even in a changing climate.

Bringing Women to the Forefront of Sustainable Mountain Ecosystems

“Women play a key role in nature conservation, yet they often lack the inputs, technologies, training and extension services, and various enablers and linkages that can enhance the effectiveness of their efforts."