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Learn how to use a diversity of local and seasonal greens, herbs, fruits, vegetables and millets to create a zero carbon footprint diet.
The wealth of local foods, their nutritional and ayurvedic values reflects the greatness of this culture. Many of these foods have been eclipsed by the industrialised agriculture and this workshop aims teaching people how to revalue them in traditional and fusion cooking styles.
We will walk around the farm and harvest a diversity of local and seasonal ingredients – Vegetables, varieties of spinach, roots, fruits, seeds and flowers. Followed by preparing the harvest into various indigenous and new recipes; porridge, green smoothies, salad, adai, curry, chutneys etc
About the Presenter -
Krishna Mckenzie - Krishna is born in England and has lived the last 26 years in the International township of Auroville, Tamilnadu, South India. He started and runs Solitude Farm & Organic farm cafe. He is widely recognised for his work in permaculture, natural farming, local food and 'Nutritional Cultural Identity'.
As well as a farmer he is also a successful musician & educator.
Changing the narrative on climate change that the most simple and direct action that we can have to save our planet is to eat locally grown food that undermines the vast destruction of industrialised agriculture.
Madhuri K - Originally from Mumbai and now living in Auroville. Practicing Natural Farming since last 2 years in Mumbai and now assisting Krishna Mckenzie at Solitude Farm on the farm and education front.