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Nongkhrah-based society, SSC comes to aid of Nongpoh farmers 

The Integrated Village Society (IVS), a Nongkhrah-based society from Nongpoh (Ri Bhoi district), collaborated with the state government’s agriculture department recently to help farmers sell their produce during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. Members of the society said they store the … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from COVID-19: Self-reliance, Self- sufficiency, Solidarity

Mrs T Shilu (33 yrs) and Mrs S Mathsϋlu (44 years) are both women farmers and members of New Phor Women farmers group initiated by NEN. They have been a part of this group since its formation in 2019. New … Continue reading

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SURE bridges gap between farmers, common man during Covid-19 Lockdown

With the ongoing lockdown that is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers have been taken by a surprise and have been affected tremendously as they were not able to sell their produce in the market as usual. The Society for … Continue reading

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From Farm to Plate- Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market November edition

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) hosted its monthly Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market at All Saints Hall, IGP, Shillong. The market showcased and sold various chemical-free produce, wild edible plants, and plants that were cultivated from five communities … Continue reading

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“Working with Indigenous Food System is to use local resources that are available in the villages.”- Joel Basumatari

Day 2 of the cooking demo by Chef Joel Basumatari moves to Dewlieh community, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. Today, the community members, young and old, and the local cooks of ICDS and MDM participated in this cooking demo. We hope … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Recipe: Sesame Plate Recipe By Rilang G. Blah

Recipes for you… Sesame Plate Recipe By Rilang G. Blah (Winner of the 1st Mei-Ramew Culinary Contest for Youth) Starter Chopped Green Salad with Pear shavings in olive oil and lemon dressing (Serve 2) Ingredients: Mint 1 bunch Coriander 1 … Continue reading

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