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Local Food Champions take part in Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market

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As an activity of the “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, NESFAS hosted its monthly Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market on the 5th of October 2018 at its headquarters Laitumkhrah, Shillong. This time, the event saw the participation of school children … Continue reading

Delegates from North East India to take part in the Terra Madre: Salone del gusto 2018

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The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 will take place in Turin, Italy from the 20th to 24th September. This year’s theme is “Food for Change”.  This biennial meeting aims to bring together a network of food communities, small producers … Continue reading

Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market held in Shillong

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NESFAS and SSC (Social Service Centre) Shillong Archdiocese organized a Mei-Ramew Farmers’ market on the 26th July 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong. This market aims to promote and generate awareness on Indigenous Food Systems and its contribution towards food … Continue reading

Remembering a Hero! ‘U Tirot Sing’

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NESFAS organized an in-house commemoration to honour the legacy of U Syiem Tirot Sing. It has been 183 years since the passing of this great chieftain who was the first to not only defend the land and his people against … Continue reading

An Indigenous Food fest in Shillong

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The Indigenous Food Fest was organized by the Social Service Centre, Shillong Archdiocese, on 15th June 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong, and NESFAS was invited to mentor the centre as well as participate.  The festival mainly featured a Farmers’ … Continue reading

Let’s #BeatPlastPollution and #SaveOurSoils- WED2018

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This year, for World Environment Day, NESFAS’ partner communities organized different activities to celebrate this auspicious event. The focus of most of the activities led by the communities is to “Beat Plastic Pollution” in order to “Save Our Soils”. NESFAS … Continue reading