Tag Archives: Local Food Systems

CM praises NESFAS’ products at the Wangala Fest 2019

The Aman A•song Café and Darechikgre Women Self Help Groups, which are supported by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) Garo team, lauuched a pop out stall at the Wangala Festival. The festival was held at Asanang, … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Chef Joel Basumatari ends 4-day workshop at Umdiengpoh

Chef Joel Basumatari on Thursday emphasized on the importance of incorporating nuts and seeds in green salad menus to enhance the nutritional value of the food consumed during the last capacity building workshop at Umdiengpoh (East Khasi Hills). He also … Continue reading

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Community feast: A Celebration of food with innovative recipes

Children, youth, men and women of Mawmihthied, East Khasi Hills joined NESFAS and Chef Joel Basumatari during the cooking demonstration that was held today, October 30, 2019, in the Mawmihthied community durbar hall compound. This capacity-building workshop was also followed … Continue reading

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First Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market of the year in Shillong

Three communities from Meghalaya participated in the monthly Mei Ramew Farmers’ Market which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) on Saturday at the office’s premises in Laitumkhrah. The market showcased and sold various produce … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market held in Shillong

NESFAS and SSC (Social Service Centre) Shillong Archdiocese organized a Mei-Ramew Farmers’ market on the 26th July 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong. This market aims to promote and generate awareness on Indigenous Food Systems and its contribution towards food … Continue reading

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It starts at home, the community, the school, and with school garden .

Workshop: Collective Action to revive indigenous food systems through School Garden. Over the course of interaction with the communities, a concern was raised for having a safe space where people can come together and start discussing about their concerns and … Continue reading

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