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“Piano with Friends” Benefit Concert for William Lewis Boys Home, Mawphlang

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The William Lewis Boys Home Orphanage in Mawphlang, Meghalaya received global attention at Rome, Italy. Over the last couple of years through NESFAS, the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP) has been extending their work in the villages … Continue reading

Harvesting Peace

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The Raid Iapngar Cluster under the Khyrim Syiemship or Chieftanship of the Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya is a collection of around 16 villages. Among the 16 is the village of Sohliya, one of the oldest in the cluster, where … Continue reading

Meghalaya’s little-known Mei Ram-ew festival finds place in Lonely Planet

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Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Guwahati | Posted: December 8, 2014 3:09 pm | Updated: December 8, 2014 3:22 pm Mei Ram-ew, a little-known ethnic food festival of Meghalaya, introduced only in 2010, has found place in Lonely Planet, … Continue reading

110 countries participate in Intl Slow Food Movement

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Torino: “Food is not a commodity. It is a living thing and we have to learn to respect food and especially those who produce it”, said Carlo Pettrini, father of the Slow Food Movement, to a rousing applause from the … Continue reading

Viva slow food!

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FOR THOSE who see food only as a means of satisfying hunger will not comprehend what Carlo Pettrini, the founder of the Slow Food Movement, means when he talks about food as a gift of nature to humankind. Food is … Continue reading

Daylight saving begins in Italy: Time shock for North-Easterners

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TORINO: For North Easterners at the Indigenous Terra Madre it was quite a welcome surprise to be told that winter timings have started since midnight of Saturday October 25 and therefore the clock is set back by one hour (daylight … Continue reading