How a successful collective of smallholder farmers in India is showing the way

November 12, 2015 0 Comments

Deborah Doane, The Guardian | November 11, 2015

A walk through the annual Kerala seedfest, in the sultry heat of India’s Western Ghats, is like a walk through a proverbial garden of Eden; okra the size of a hand; deep purple coloured runner beans; 26 varieties of chillies from one village alone. The size and colours of multiple bananas on offer here make a mockery of the fact that your average supermarket sells just one type.