Help to Publish book on Organic Urban Farming






Access to safe and nutritious food is a major challenge that the world is facing today. The problem is more pronounced in urban areas as the urban population has been disconnected from their food for a very long time. Food grown commercially with heavy doses of fertilizer and pesticide are transported across long distance to reach supermarket shelves in urban areas. This in turn makes fresh vegetables and fruits lost their essential nutrients. Consumption of food low on nutrients which are laced with poisonous pesticides has led to an increase in occurrence of various diseases in urban population even among … Continue reading “Help to Publish book on Organic Urban Farming”

How To Grow Bitter Gourd in a Pot






Bitter gourd is not exactly a favourite vegetable of most people. But there are also quite a few like me who love bitter tasting stuff like neem flowers, dark chocolate and of course bitter gourd. In fact in a complete Odia thali it is difficult not to find something bitter. Bitter tasting stuff is actually very good for the body. In fact if you did a search on internet you would find that Bitter gourd is an excellent source of Vitamin B, C, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, manganese and iron. It contains twice the beta-carotene than broccoli, twice the calcium of … Continue reading “How To Grow Bitter Gourd in a Pot”