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The Amazing World of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants

Medicinal and Ayurveda plants are great to have at home, in the garden, living room adds that wonderful aroma and a healthy zing. Low maintenance, extremely useful and  multiple heath benefits take a look at some of our medicinal varieties growing keep health up sickness away. Chakramuni/ Vitamin Soppu/ Sweet leaf Known as ‘Superfood’; a …

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Making Farm Experiences a Go-getter this Summer

Ever thought about where your daily intake of vegetables and greens comes from? Wondered how vegetables and greens sold on carts are grown, whether the soil and water is natural and non-polluted and what you’re consuming could be free from toxins chemicals? Highly unlikely. With the city’s growing population and demand for produce, unsustainable and …

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Strike a Balance with Gardening

Gardening with a purpose of growing your own food has caught on starting with small pots and going to mini farms atop terraces. Pictures of fat, juicy tomatoes, healthy greens and freshness from gardeners flood social media groups, articles on the ease, convenience, stress-busting factors and knowledge only increase interests and enthusiasm levels make more turn towards …

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The Educational Value of Nature

  In the last few weeks, we have taken individuals of all ages to farms exposing them to fresh produce, compost pits, bio-solutions, role of cow dung, insects, farming activities etc. We see direct connections that individuals make with the cycle of soil-plant-pollination-fruit-soil. We observe shy individuals exclaim with wonder at farm-fresh, enthusiasts remembering healing herbs …

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Discovering Knowledge at Natural and Organic Farms

We make it part of our learning to head out to natural and organic farms to understand the untapped potential that food generating spaces give us. As we meet and interact with farmers, we learn that growers are exciting encyclopedia’s of natural living. We visited Bettada Budadha Thota a community farming initiative started by 11 urban professionals who came together with a common …

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Take a walk through Trees

Notice how many of us gravitate towards greener spaces whenever we get the chance? Have you found yourself rolling down the window while driving through a park suddenly feeling more relaxed. Green spaces in cities boost positive effects like happy emotions, motivator, mind de-stressor besides physical fitness. According to studies like BBC News those who spend more time in …

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