Farmer's Kitaab

When we cook more often using the vessels made with natural materials, by artisans, closer to our homes, the body is said to be more receptive to absorbing those nutrients from the food that is cooked in them.


Kal chatti or soap stone utensils made in the South of India need to be seasoned with rice water for several days before being placed on heat. The starch and nutrients from the rice water helps in sealing the porous pockets naturally found in the soft stone and renders it safe for cooking. 

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We have by now been able to transition from plastic to fully biodegradable cardboard boxes for 80% of our products. Seen above in the picture are cardboard fitments. Most of our glass containers are being shipped in these boxes now. There have been cases of spillage, we are learning and promise to fix the gaps. 

We had also shared small sneak peaks into the making of the cloth-bags on our Social Media channels. These are made by the same team in Kolhapur who make our Dhoop sticks. 

This 'Ninja team' also does a quality check of the bags to see if any threads are out. This is because, we want to be using resources responsibly. While we are thinking about the sturdiness of the bags to carry our foods during transit, we also want these bags to be of use to you in many more ways. Reuse, re-purpose to store your green chillies, curry leaves, lime etc in the fridge or use it the way you want to store anything.

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Organic farming is a technique that involves an in-depth understanding of natural soil and plant management.

In other words, organic farming steers clear from the traditional synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics, synthetic growth hormones, and artificial preservatives. And instead, makes use of natural deterrents and other biological materials.

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We were excited when we recently asked our followers on social media to share what it is that they look for in their bottle of Ghee - whether that was store-bought or made at home. The many stories shared were a clear indication that there is no dearth of like-minded people. What touched us most, is that there was so much love behind every story that was shared and that was the common thread that bonded us all. We share here some of the wonderful comments left on our page –
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This article takes a look at some of the main herbs, widely used in Ayurveda that were a part of our wild landscape. Today we don’t know how to identify these plants even if these were to spring up in our backyard. Education cannot be limited to academics or lifestyle necessities alone. As people of this land, we need to understand the healing powers of our native medicinal plants before going off on a search for a rare tonic located in a far flung corner of the globe. 
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