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Rice festival – cum-Mei – Ramew Phawar Competition

Through this event, our aim is to display and document the different indigenous varieties of paddy from different participating communities, including other regions of Meghalaya. We will also be having seed exchange, initiation of seed saving practices, value-added rice products, … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market- August edition

The Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market- August Edition to be held at All Saints Hall, IGP, on the 16th August, 2019 Featuring communities from: 1. Lummawsiang Umdum (West Khasi Hills) 2. Nongmawlong (West Khasi Hills) 3. Nongtraw (East Khasi Hills) 4. Khapmaw … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market- JUNE EDITION

Save the date : 08-June-2019 It’s happening again this Saturday !!! Join us at the Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market (June Edition) in Shillong. 🌱|| SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL FARMERS ||🌱 || CONNECTING YOU TO TASTY, HEALTHY AND LOCAL FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCERS|| 🌱 You … Continue reading

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Celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity with 6 Communities

NESFAS celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019 on 22 May 2019 with Khasi, Jaintia, Bhoi and Garo Custodian Farmers, Mei-Ramew Café entrepreneurs, Women Group members and Youths from six villages.   Students of the Department of Environment and Traditional … Continue reading

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NESFAS Held its First Ever Mei-Ramew Market in town

  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

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