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Sattvik 2004 – 1st & 2nd Traditional Food Festival

Various institutions that are a part of the Honey Bee Network (NIF, SRISTI, GIAN and IIMA) came together to organize the Traditional Food Festival at IIMA campus on February 28-29, 2004. The timing was not accidental. February 28 is the Foundation Day of NIF and thus the Festival was also a way of celebrating NIF’s commitment to diversity, local knowledge and innovations based on agro-biodiversity. The festival focused on four objectives : (a) to stimulate demand of local crops and their varieties from dry regions so as to generate market based incentives for their conservation, (b) to generate feedback from the visitors about the attributes they prefer in local varieties and also in organic food, (c) to organize competition among women and others to identify recipes based on less common or uncultivated plants and create awareness about organic food in the cities for better consumer health as well as sustainability of soil and water use practices, and (d) to bring various institutions working for the cause of organic agriculture on a common platform…for more download report

Report

28-29 February , 2004

Gujarati

English

4-5 December, 2004

Gujarati

English

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