‘Closed Loop’ Urban Farm In Singapore Tackles Food Waste With Insects

Citizen Farm has been using the black soldier fly to help grow its vegetables, as food for its fish and to help tackle food waste - the...

The Variety of Our Food Crops is Declining

Potatoes are native to the Andes, and over 4,000 varieties are grown there now. They come in numerous shapes, sizes and colors – red, yellow, purple, striped...

Farmers in India’s First 100% Organic State Need Support

Sikkim was declared as India's first 100% organic state in 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the move towards traditional farming and urged other states to emulate...

From Railway Engineer to Organic Farmer

In the eastern Indian state of Odisha, a small bunch of engineers have created a new company to promote organic agriculture called Organic Soch. Railway engineer Atul Choudhury...

Australia’s Karenni refugees cultivate community through Wollongong farming initiative

Developing small farms on unused land in urban areas could help alleviate chronic unemployment for refugees resettled in Australia. At Mangerton in Wollongong, Karenni refugees are transforming a...

Students grow organic vegetables in school

Most city schools learn the bit of farming within the four walls of a classroom. Students of Marudhamalai Devasthanam Higher Secondary School, Vadavalli, went a step ahead...