With urbanisation creating more environmental issues, it is time we looked forward to unique rural models to progress towards a sustainable carbon-neutral society, said C Balagopal.
Johnson, hailing from Manjapra, Ernakulam, settled down on five acres he had bought at Thrissilery years ago with a plan was to follow Wayanad’s traditional farming methods.
Perumpalam is a little village on an island in the Vembanad lake in Alappuzha district where there are trees bearing loads of garcinia in every yard.
Kumbhamma, Sreedharan and Arun Kumar share an overwhelming passion for farming and self-reliance. They are people who overcame giant odds with determination and intellect to pursue their passion.
The nutritive-rich super wheat varieties have already been notified by the Central Variety Release Committee of the Union ministry of agriculture.
It is the newly bloomed glorious sunflower farms! As you drive around the Alappuzha bypass road, you are welcomed by the sight of sunflowers blooming in succession.
Around 70-80 tourists visit the farm every day and numbers go up to 100 during weekends and holidays.
There are fewer women at the borders who are working as daily wage labourers or belong to a farmer's family.
As per rough estimates, tomato is cultivated in over 5,000 hectare in Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Naugarh belt of Chandauli, Ghazipur and Varanasi.
The farmer from Bulakihar village in Malihabad, has developed a special variety of guavas that is not only high on nutrition and pulp but also grows round the year.