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Where is the love, if there is no food?

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Food for peace cfs44

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 Why do we eat food? Yes, food sustains us in all possible ways. But it can also be an ultimate goal for peace. We often forget that food, clothing, and shelter are … Continue reading

A ride back to our roots: Inter-school Indigenous Food Cooking Competition

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Indigenous food cooking competition Shillong

The Inter School Indigenous Food Cooking Competition Shillong was held on the 23rd September 2017 at ‘Lahai-roi’ Gardens, Umkdait, Nongmensong Shillong,  as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration organized Seven Set Higher Secondary School Shillong. The theme for the event was … Continue reading

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” focus of 2017

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Honeybee Meghalaya

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” is the theme of the “World Honey Bee Day” 2017 that was celebrated in Meghalaya, India. The “World Honey Bee Day” was celebrated on 19 August 2017. It was organised by the Directorate of … Continue reading

100 North East Communities Started a PLEDGE to celebrate the World Environment Day 2017 with NESFAS

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It started in 2016 when Mawhiang village in West Khasi Hills requested NESFAS to join in the celebration of the World Environment Day.  They decided to dedicate a community land to plant local tree varieties with support from NESFAS.  More … Continue reading

NESFAS Held its First Ever Mei-Ramew Market in town

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  On 7th April 2017, NESFAS hosted its first ever Mei-Ramew Market, (Mei-Ramew means Mother Earth in the native Khasi language) which connected the people with local farmers in a mutually beneficial exchange. The event gave locals a rare chance to … Continue reading

JOY OF FOOD AND HOSPITALITY

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On the 18th of August the North East Slow Food & Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) along with cooks and chefs from around Shillong and villages of Meghalaya, with the support of the Directorate of Tourism, Meghalaya, got together to look at … Continue reading