Edible Routes is one of India’s largest organic farming organisation. At Edible Routes through services where we design home kitchen gardens, farm management, restoration of degraded land, water harvesting, workshops, helping people grow organic food in miniature Farmlets and by providing natural and organic gardening products, we are moving towards creating a world of conscious and healthy people who care for themselves and the earth.
Increased urbanisation has left less space for growing our vegetables on farms unlike in our rural areas. So space is one of the biggest constraints for farming. But to eat a healthy diet you need to grow your food in your locality!
With overnutrition globally becoming a bigger problem than undernutrition, there is no shortage of food. However the price of food commodities is subject to speculation, and 36% of the grains are used as animal feed. Let's have a look at crisis-situations in Europe, Kenya, and India, and what part legumes could play.
As India witnessed the hottest March in 122 years, Rajasthan – one of the regions where the most food-products are cultivated – was one of the worst affected states with 25 heat waves and the highest number of heat wave days, with temperatures soaring past 40 degrees.