sustainable living

Vegetable stock from scraps

I know what you are thinking! Using the discarded scraps to make a stock…yuck! Blame it on our conditioning but we have been brought up to see it as waste and waste is meant to be thrown away. Some might even think it’s a way to live frugally and why should I live this way when I can afford to…

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Eco-Indian – A Zero waste Store

There is so much happening on the farm right now that can’t even begin talking about it… The amount of work we did in the last 2 days makes me wonder how we did it… But, you know, that’s the kind of work that leaves you happy and satisfied after doing it, not frustrated or exhausted. I can’t wait to…

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Processing Coconut oil

Next step towards my self-sufficiency and sustainable journey is of course, processing my farm produce. The first in line is – My farm grown Coconuts to Cold-pressed (Mara-chekku, wood-pressed) Coconut Oil. Hurray!!! I guess it can’t get any more organic than that and hence I am super excited about it. Let me walk you through the process we underwent: Firstly,…

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TITLE: A Fun-filled Day at The Fabindia Experience Center

As an organic farmer I am always looking out for things that are sustainable and eco-friendly. I strongly believe that sustainable natural processes are the only way forward in the world we are living. And that applies to clothing too; I am all for sustainable conscious fashion and living. I have been a happy customer of Fabindia for more than…

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Modern Homesteading – Because it’s Not All or Nothing…

In this day and age, when technology has made everything easier, faster and with far less need for any physical effort, why is it that we feel a certain emptiness within? After striving and working our way up to attain everything we ever wanted in life, why is that happiness short-lived; why do we feel miserable in spite of having…

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