Tea with Friends of NESFAS

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NESFAS was happy to bring together friends from esteemed positions who have over the time advised and mentored the development of the organization. They included the Board members of NESFAS and teachers, government officials, media heads and other professionals whose … Continue reading


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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

The Chandigre Cooks’ Alliance Cook In

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A visit to Chandigre Village, falling under the Rongram Community and Rural Development Block of West Garo Hills, on 7th August 2015 by the NESFAS team ended with a scrumptious meal prepared by the Cooks’ Alliance there. The team accompanied by four … Continue reading

Beating ‘Industry Logic’

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If every decision that we make can be assumed to be a vote for the kind of world that we choose to live in, then choosing to have ‘slow food’ as opposed to eating ‘fast food’ might be instrumental in saving our planet (for a responsible handover to the future generation). Continue reading

India air pollution ‘cutting crop yields by almost half’

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Researchers analysed yields for wheat and rice alongside pollution data, and concluded significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants, black carbon and ground level ozone. The finding has implications for global food security as India is a major rice exporter. Continue reading

Work With NESFAS

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NESFAS is looking for an Office Secretary  Minimum Qualification: Graduate Skills: Shorthand, data entry, fluent in English and Khasi Experience: Minimum 3 years in required field Walk in interview: 30 May 2015, 11 am to 1 pm, at – NESFAS office, Kerrie Ville, … Continue reading