Tuesday, September 30, 2014 CHATHAM, N.J., September 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Boll & Branch, makers of socially conscious ultra-premium home textiles, announced today that their full line of products have met Fair Trade USA’s strict certification requirements. Available now on the Boll & Branch web site, their sheet sets – followed by duvets, shams and […]
Source: Fair Trade USA
Making ‘Living Soil’ Pots Save Water. Save Labour. Save money. This workshop will teach you how to make ‘Living Soil’ pots using simple resources, giving you the confidence to start and maintain your sustainable organic kitchen garden. And don’t worry about space either. Terrace, backyard, balcony or window grill, no place is too small for […]
Date 12th October 2014.
Time 8.30 am to 12 noon
27th September 2014 SULTHAN BATHERY: At a time when many farmers in the state are abandoning agriculture owing to poor yield and low income, Sooraj C S, a Plus-Two student hailing from Mathamangalam, near here, is scripting a success story with his experiments in zero budget farming.
Source: The New Indian Express
M. J. Prabu September 24, 2014 What is it that makes a small farmer opt for growing and preserving several native paddy varieties when finding a good market for normal crops is proving to be a Herculean task? “Probably it is the innate interest to preserve and protect the local biodiversity that spurs some to […]
Source: The Hindu
Amit Dave September 25, 2014 No topic seems to inspire more debate than genetically modified organisms. Should genetic modifications be used to makes crops live longer, resist pests and drought and yield more harvest? Or are GMOs dangerous for the planet and its residents?
3 August 2014 Since the 1950s, chemical fertilisers and pesticides have been widely used across India to improve crop yields and grow more fruit and vegetables.
Source: BBC News
27th & 28th Sept, 2014 Hall No.1, A.N.Sinha Institute, Near Gandhi Maidan, Patna. INVITATION We invite to the State Level Mass Meeting of indigenous farmers and seed savers (Bihar Beej Utsav-2014) to be held on 27th and 28th Sept, 2014 at Hall No.1, A.N.Sinha Institute, Near Gandhi Maidan. Patna. Around 100 farmers, farmer leaders […]
Date 27th and 28th Sept 2014
Time 10.30 am
Products ● Certification ● Marketing ● Exports 7th October, 2014, Hotel Le-Meridian, New Delhi Broucher OrganicFarming_2014 Tentative Agenda
Dates: 13th to 16th December, 2014 –Workshop On Biodynamic Farming 17th to 18th December, 2014 –Workshop On Vegetable Production 19th to 20th December, 2014 –Workshop On Fodder and Dairy Management Venue: Bhaikaka Krishi Kendra, Ravipura [Anand-Sojitra Road], District Anand, Gujarat, Pin Code – 388440. [This Farm is prominently featured in the popular documentary ‘One Man, […]
Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 With Prime Minister Narendra Modi having shown his penchant for organic farming, the ministry of agriculture will soon unveil a scheme to rope in about 50 lakh farmers in one lakh villages. The government is chalking out details for convergence of the Rs 500 crore “Gokul” mission (cow-hostel) and organic farming […]
Source: Asian Age
TNN | Sep 22, 2014 KOCHI: With the International Organic Day falling on September 22, the state government is gearing up to bring more areas in Kerala under organic farming. This time, it has decided to expand organic farming to 2,000 hectares in three districts. As per the Kerala State Organic farming policy, the […]
Source: Times of India
Watch at Patna on 21-22 September,2014 Venue of National Consultation at Patna is: A.N.Sinha Institute West North of Gandhi Maidan Beside Gandhi Sangrahalay This Institute is well known and 2 kms from Patna Junction & 6 Kms from Patna Airport.
Date 21-22 September,2014
18-09-2014 Organic cotton can help farmers feed their families and local communities around the world, according to a new Soil Association briefing. The Soil Association ‘Organic cotton helps to feed the world’ report follows a national YouGov poll which found a third of consumers (35%) think retailers should provide more information on ‘whether or not […]
Source: Farming UK
Vishwa Mohan | Sep 18, 2014, NEW DELHI: After a tough summer due to sub-normal rains that led to deficit in Kharif sowing, the Centre on Wednesday asked states to focus on Rabi (winter) crops so that the possible shortfall can be made up and proposed to provide finance to 5 lakh “joint farming groups” […]
Source: Times of India
Seed Festival organised on 21-22 of this month at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Seed the basic input, is the lifeline of agriculture. Local farming communities have preserved and reused their diverse indigenous seed varieties over generations. It is with this art of preserving and reusing all the agricultural biodiversity and our heritage maintained and developed.
Date 21-22 September
Time 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
The forth coming Basic Biodynamic Course will take place for (6 days) from September 29th to October 04th 2014 and Biodynamic Preparation making and retrieval course for (3 days) from October 06th to 08th 2014 that are going to be held at Shenbaganur, Kodaikanal. I am attaching herewith the Invitation and the application form of […]
Date September 29th to October 04th 2014 and October 06th to 08th 2014
Devgadh Baria, Gujarat, September 14, 2014 Savita Naik, Navliben, Chandaben and Kamtiben eke out a meagre living in Panchiyasaal village, just about 30 km from the block headquarters of Devgadh Baria in Gujarat’s tribal-dominated Dahod district. They have 1 to 1.5 bighas of land and so have been categorised as marginal land holders. It was a […]
Source: India Today
K. Sarumathi, Chennai, September 13, 2014 Subashree has proved a home garden is all it takes to have good health, good looks and a good life You have cold, she has the cure. You want to look good, she has the beauty solutions. You want to go green, she has the expertise to show you […]
Source: The Hindu
Krishi Aaj Kal, a pioneer magazine run by agri- professionals is going to organize a national WORKSHOP & EXHIBITION ON ORGANIC FARMING“holistic and sustainable organic farming in India” on 30-31 October, 2014 at Samavar, B-36, Pamposh Enclave, G.K.-1, New Delhi. India is bestowed with lot of potential to produce all varieties of organic products due […]
Date 30-31 October, 2014
Send names and details of the participants from your organisation who are attending 2 days work shop by tomorrow evening (up to 4 pm) on tribal agriculture in vishakapatnam on 19 and 20th September 2014. Dates of the event: 19th and 20th September 2014 ORGANIZERS: centre for sustainable agriculture(CSA), alliance for sustainable and holistic agriculture(ASHA), […]
Date 19th and 20th September 2014
Time 5 am to 8 am.
TNN | Sep 13, 2014 KOCHI: When buyers and sellers from several countries converge here in November for ‘BioFach India together with India Organic 2014′, a niche trade fair on organic products in India, to scout for organic products, actor Sreenivasan will have something to offer. The harvest from 40-acre paddy fields near his house […]
Source: Times of India
Celebrations of the Organic Way…festivities begin on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10 am at Prakriya Green Wisdom School. Free Entry! Bhoomi Utsav is a festival of organic food and produce, folk art and craft, music, dance and talk….- an event for the entire family! ! A whole range of stalls selling mouth watering organic eats, organic cereals, millets and dals, fresh vegetables, arts/crafts await […]
Date Oct 2nd 2014
Time 10 am
DC CORRESPONDENT | September 11, 2014 Hyderabad: The demand for organic food products has been rising steadily in the city, with a 48 per cent increase since 2011. In fact, the city is in strong competition with Bengaluru, which was once much ahead of Hyderabad. Many residents of the twin cities are steadily making the shift […]
Source: Deccan Chronicle
Rebuilding India’s Soils
Date 25th-26th September, 2014
On next Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 next state level review meeting of natural farming will be held at Rohtak in Swami Nitanand School. For this meeting only those farmers who have been practicing natural farming or have attended previous training workshops are invitee. Kapil Bhai from Gujarat will also be there to guide and advise […]
Date September 17th, 2014
Time 9.30 am to 5.00 pm.