Officials of North East Slow Food and Biodiversity Society (NESFAS) which is hosting the International Slow Food event titled “International Mei Ramew” in Shillong between November 4-7, this year made a field visit to Mawphlang Sacred Grove on Tuesday, following allegations by a section of the people there that a black-topped road was being built right through the Sacred Grove as part of preparation for this international event.
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On May 29th, the NESFAS team along with the East Khasi Hills District Water & Sanitation Mission (DWSM) conducted an orientation programme at Chandigre in West Garo Hills on open defecation free and total sanitation.
Representatives of 40 villages from various parts of Meghalaya gathered together at the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority Hall, Shillong, on Saturday as a joint step taken in preparation for the upcoming International Mei-Ramew 2015 to be held in the State in November.
The magical Sacred Groves at Lawkyntang, Mawphlang known for its cultural significance and ethereal beauty will host the first ever international Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 in India showcasing traditional foods of Meghalaya in October this year.
Around one hundred people gathered on the lawns of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) for an evening of fine dining with food prepared by Italian Chef Fabio Antonini, of Pianetta Terra, Amsterdam.
NESFAS hosted its monthly and last for year, Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market for the year 2018 on the 12th of December 2018 at its headquarters Laitumkhrah, Shillong. More than 200 visitors made it to the fanfare that celebrated the local produce … Continue reading
“Be the Solution to Soil Pollution” The roles of soils in food production and food quality, in climate regulation and in the provision of raw materials and services, are widely recognized. The prevention of soil pollution could reduce soil degradation, … Continue reading
Originally published in National Geographic ORIENTE REGION, ECUADOR Pushed forward by a chugging long-tail motor, an old dugout canoe carries us down the languorous Conambo River, a tributary of the Amazon, at the western edge of Ecuador’s Oriente region. We spend the … Continue reading
Local weavers and embroiderers from Meghalaya are presently taking part in the week-long training-cum-awareness international conference on handlooms called the “Chenetha Chetikala Sambaralu” in Chirala town, Andhra Pradesh from November 11 to 18, 2018. This conference serves as a platform … Continue reading
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