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A Glimpse Inside Delhi Organic Farmers’ Market

Farm Fresh fruits and vegetables, a live kitchen for you to enjoy meals which are being prepared from organic ingredients, some medicinal herbs to cure your ailment and a lot more. This is what you can expect at Delhi Organic Farmers’ Market that takes place every Sunday at The Park Hotel in Connaught Place. The Delhi Organic Farmers’ Market is the oldest organic farmers’ market and has been running since 2013. It is also the only market that is run by farmers and primary producers. The Market has around five farmers on board, from different parts of the country - one [...]

Why should anyone care about ‘food miles’?

Firstly, what is this term, 'food miles'? Very simply put, it is the number of miles or kilometres that a food grain or a processed food has travelled from where it has been grown or produced to come to our plate. When I think of this concept or term, a story comes to mind- On the highway somewhere near Anantpur (in Andhra Pradesh, between Telangana and Karnataka), two trucks collided. Unfortunately, both the drivers passed away on the spot and the highway was blocked for some time. And there were tomatoes every where! Both the trucks were full of tomatoes- one [...]