Food security is the measure of the availability of food and individuals’ ability to access it.
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE.
Community Market Gardens
A market garden, sometimes known as a micro-farm, is a small-scale agricultural system where fruit, vegetables, and herbs are cultivated for sale. It differs from conventional agricultural practices in terms of the quantity, variety, and size of the crops produced. Crops can be combined and sold at fresh produce markets, though they are frequently sold directly to local retailers.
One of the finest ways to add to students’ meals is through school food gardens. Fresh herbs and vegetables provide extra nutrients, which considerably enhance a student’s capacity to focus and perform better.
We are aware of the important role school gardens have in students’ diets. The National School Nutrition Program feeding program is supported by these initiatives, which also enhance students’ health and capacity for learning.
Farmer Eco-Enterprise Development is known as FEED. The program promotes bio-intensive approaches together with training and farmer support with an emphasis on commercial agriculture and the supply chain.
Since projects are scaled at a sustainable rate, farming interventions typically last 4-5 years. Currently, training includes leading workshops on marketing and social dynamics in the business world.
Homestead gardening is the practice of constructing and maintaining food gardens at the residences of committed, enthusiastic people living in townships or rural areas.
Homestead gardening, in our opinion, is essential to achieving food security in India.