Tag Archives: Kitchen Gardens

Self help is the best help – Indigenous farmers stand strong against economic slowdown

Farm on wheels, an initiative to sell local produce has enabled the farmer groups to access diverse local markets in a decentralized manner. In doing so this initiative has set an example to all other farmer groups collaborating with NESFAS in Meghalaya and encouraged them to adapt it and take it forward in their areas. Continue reading

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How does your home garden grow?

The focus on nutritional food and accessibility amid the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted
people in the North-East to tend to their little patches of green Continue reading

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NESFAS helps community members of Nongpriang, Umwang Nongbah pave way to healthy future

Community members of Nongpriang and Umwang Nongbah had undertaken a project to increase their food crop productivity by setting out kitchen gardens at their communities. These kitchen gardens will help ease their dependence on cash crops and more so on … Continue reading

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Nongprut youths pave way for a fresher future

When there’s a will, there’s a way. When given an opportunity and space, 10 young community members from Nongprut (West Khasi Hills) rose to the occasion recently to set an example on the importance of kitchen gardens for other youths … Continue reading

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Darechikgre brings back superfoods into their backyards

Members of the Darechikgre community (West Garo Hills district) are known to have a self-reliant approach towards their food production and systems, i.e. they grow and eat their produce. Currently, there are three Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) farmer groups certified … Continue reading

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Victory Garden: A Way to Build Resilience in this time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Published in The Shillong Times By Gratia Dkhar Varied hues of blooming flowers, lemon green leaves erupting, birds making their nests and farmers preparing to sow new seeds are sights that mark the arrival of spring. This year too, nature … Continue reading

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