Category Archives: Seed

A coloring book! About growing food!

A coloring book! About growing food!

These past few months, I have been writing and illustrating a series of little coloring books about food and edible gardening. They’re pretty neat, if I do say so myself.

There are a limited number of print copies available, or you can buy a digital copy to download and print at home.

If you would like, you can buy them here:

Seeds of Life: A Quiet Revolution is Underway at the Foothills of Niyamgiri, India (14 min)

With help of local organisations, the Panga Kodhs have gone back to traditional, organic, mixed cropping methods. Even the forests are benefiting.

“I’m born of this soil. Putting poison in the soil is like poisoning one’s parents. Why would I harm myself like this?”, says Adi Kumurka. Kumurka belongs to the Panga Kondh indigenous community in Odisha’s Rayagada district. His community is engaged in mixed organic cropping from traditional seeds. This is the traditional way of farming that his community has practised since untold times. But there was a long gap in between when malnourishment and farmer suicides compelled these traditional farmers to migrate to faraway places to look for jobs. What changed?

Article: Seeds of Life: A Quiet Revolution

Video: Seeds of Life (14 min)