Navara Farming

Candid extract of the talk with Krishnamurthy – the JF farmer of Navara Rice – Even after facing many rejections from the farming society and lot of discouragement from family members regarding natural farming, Krishnamurthy a farmer from Lakshmapur village has fought against all odds for healthy food and healthy lifestyle. This 35 year old young farmer a student of …

Navara Rice – Origin, Benefits and Cooking Methods

Navara rice is one of the many types of rice found in India, and has its origin from Kerala. There seems to have been about a hundred varieties of rice but only about 20 types are said to be existing. Navara is one of them. Navara can be consumed directly or can also be powdered and then mixed with milk and taken in the …

Dispelling some myths about the mango ripening process

There will be some compelling times when you have to get the writer out of you and today is such a time for me in general and our NGO in specific. There were a few occasions in the recent past when our customers returned mangoes back to us saying they doubted the authenticity and the fact that they are naturally …

Direct Dil Se..

This is an excerpt from a candid talk with a Setu Seva volunteer.

Onboarding Farmers to Natural Farming

By Pranav Tekale – A SS Volunteer: At some point of time in your life you start getting vexed with everything happening, you feel as if life is hatching a conspiracy against you and given a chance you would like to get away from doing the same mundane work. I was going through these emotions in my life as well …

How did it start?

Jeevamrut Foods, How did it start? Most of us are generally passionate about the village life and the serenity it offers. And I think the roots of this love are most likely set during our childhood, when we visit our grandparents in the village, visited the farms and help them on the fields in a few cases. But when we …