Organic Living News

The decision to move from Silicon Valley to Hyderabad was not a difficult one to make for Madhavi and Venugopal Vippulancha. The shift happened to help their kids immerse themselves in the Indian culture—a strong part of Madhavi and Venu’s childhood too.

“Our children were…

That afternoon, old Mathura Yadav returned home all grimy and sweaty, but happy. Finally, the greens in his fields have attained that long-lost bright hue. Months worth of hard work had paid off. He thanked the gods for bringing Ahmad Sahab into their lives. After all, without his…

Alarming facts about the life cycle of food⁠—from agricultural production through to eventual consumption⁠—prompted Saraswati to turn her gardening hobby into an opportunity to bring a change in her family’s lifestyle.

After working in the IT sector for over a decade, Ashok J and Sriram Chitlur were planning for their retirement goals in their mid-30s. They were on a lookout for an opportunity to make a difference while remaining connected to nature.  In 2008, they were curious about starting…

Berhampur: Expressing concern over rampant use of pesticides in farming, Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on Wednesday appealed to the Odisha farmers to adopt organic farming.

Harichandan, who hails from Odisha, said this while attending a civic reception on…

Goa is soon likely to get an ''Organic Agriculture University'', which would primarily focus on studying organic crops that could be grown in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar said on Wednesday.

People meet, get attracted to each other and fall in love. The reasons might be many. However, it must be rare for agriculture to play cupid, as seen in the case of Vijith VC and Vani V. But it happened, and the couple has been engaged in organic farming on their four-and-a half-…

It’s almost winter in India, and yet the daytime temperature continues to soar in the border village of Bajju in Rajasthan.
Located in the arid Thar Desert, this little hamlet remains sparsely populated, owing to the water scarcity and diurnally fluctuating temperature.…

A. Senthil, a 35-year-old IT professional-turned-farmer in Melur, says he was drawn into the world of organic farming after watching Kollywood movies. “Since we owned land in Melur, we decided to begin the process of cultivating brinjal and tomatoes. We eat the food we produce and…

M Baskar (43), an organic farmer from Melakasakudi in Karaikal district, is cultivating 111 varieties of traditional paddy on 15 acres.

Baskar said, “I have travelled to places like Thanjavur, Vriddachalam Puducherry, Cuddalore and Thiruthuraippondi and bought traditional…