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An Alternate Food System – The Ups and Downs

We recently received a complaint from a customer that one of the gourds she received had rot inside it. Here’s why that happened. The rot inside was caused by a cucurbit fruit fly. A perfectly normal looking fruit on the outside is spoilt by the fruit fly larvae inside. The cucurbit fruit fly is a […]

Using Watermelon Rind

Most of us throw away the watermelon rind and just have the red portion inside. Did you know that the white portion of the water melon is edible and tasty too? And not just tasty – it is chock full of nutrients – vitamins, minerals, amino acids etc. Just peel off the green skin if […]

Makar Sankranti – The Story Behind The Delicious Treats Of Harvest Festivals

Festivals are celebrations of culturally significant events in societies. Some of the oldest forms of festivals were harvest festivals. Ever since man went from being a hunter-gatherer to an agriculturist, seasons have been the center of their activities. Seasons determined the food production which was a basic necessity for a community.  Agriculture is a strategic […]

Vermicomposting – A fun DIY video for kids to try at home!

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” ― Aristotle. Here is a fun little video to teach your kids Vermicomposting from the comfort of your home. Make some fun home videos while you are at it and share it with the Farmizen community too.

Sankranti – A Village Festival

This Sankranti, come and celebrate Sankranti with us at four different Farmizen farms in Bangalore – on cards is kite flying, traditional cow pooja, and a lot more. And you can bring a picnic hamper along with you and do a picnic as well !   When ?  15th January 2019, Tuesday Where ? Kamadhenu […]

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Read on to find out how you can get your Farmizen subscription for free ! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At Farmizen, our mission is to get safe healthy chemical-free food to consumers, and increase farmer incomes.   The traditional farming model is focussed on optimising for price alone, ignoring other factors, especially the long term impact on our […]
Home remedies of cabbage

Home Remedies of Cabbage

Cabbage is great for your health due to its impressive nutritional profile. It comes in different shapes and colors (red, purple, white and green) with either crinkled or smooth leaves. It is a part of many recipes in India and other parts of the world. Apart from being a part of many delicious dishes, it […]