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Archive of month: October 2019

When Did We Stop Caring About The Food We Eat?

I was born and brought up in a city so as far as I was concerned, my food source was the vegetable seller who came by my house or the aisles of identical produce on the shelves at the supermarket. We used to visit my native village in Kerala every other summer holiday and the […]

A Visit To A Natural Farm Near Bangalore

When we picture a farm, we imagine rows upon rows of neatly planted crops, free from any alien plant growth. As we made our way to Jagadeesh Reddy Natural Farms, this was the image that was conjured up in my head. When we first arrived at the farm, we pulled up into a densely vegetated […]

Why I Decided to Grow My Own Pesticide Free Organic Produce

My parents have always been home gardeners. For as far back as I can remember, Sundays were spent of the roof, de-weeding, re-potting or harvesting produce. It became so much of a routine that I hardly ever stopped to even think about the significance of it. It was only when I moved out of the […]

Locally grown mangoes for the win!

Earlier this week, we re-listed mangos on the Farmizen app. Yes it is September and mangoes are supposed to be out of season, but when I heard that we were listing them again, I didn’t even care to ask how or why. I knew they were going live Sunday morning so as I sat down […]