Tag: farmer education

  • Producer Spotlight: Jungle Project
    October 12, 2020

    Producer Spotlight: Jungle Project

    With the vision of Jungle Project and the dedication of rural farmers, breadfruit will become more than just a tasty supercarb. It will become an all-around gamechanger.
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  • Impacting Millions of Farmers
    May 8, 2020

    Impacting Millions of Farmers

    It is clear to our team that digitizing archaic, decentralized value chains in emerging markets requires the complex organization and collaboration of key stakeholders. 
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  • Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    April 18, 2020

    Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Reports of U.S. farmers throwing out harvests due to the food service value chain crash have increased dramatically over the past two weeks. The crops we’ve seen are mostly eggs, milk, meats, vegetables, and fruits. 
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  • Solutions to the Global Unemployment Crisis
    April 13, 2020

    Solutions to the Global Unemployment Crisis

    With trillions of dollars in play, we at Producers Market anticipate that the greatest challenge arising from the current global economic crisis will be unemployment. It is time to wake up to the greatest opportunity for job creation in the next 100 years.
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  • Product Spotlight: ZBNF’s Cashews
    March 16, 2020

    Product Spotlight: ZBNF’s Cashews

    Previously, ZBNF farmers were treating their cashew trees with pesticides and fertilizers before every harvest in order to ensure a higher yield. Unfortunately, over the years the farmers observed that their trees had lost lustre and yields. 
  • Simple Solutions to the Agrarian Crisis in India
    February 19, 2020

    Simple Solutions to the Agrarian Crisis in India

    A basic “toolkit” for Zero Budget Natural Farming methods was put together by Subhash Palekar. Formerly, an agricultural scientist who, disillusioned by the ill effects of the green revolution on his own family farm, drew from extensive research to rescue traditional Indian farming practices carried out during the early 90s.
  • How Natural Farming Empowers Through Education
    February 12, 2020

    How Natural Farming Empowers Through Education

    At RySS (Rythu Sadhikara Samstha) in Andhra Pradesh, India, they believe that natural farming is the solution to farmer empowerment. The Zero-Budget Natural Farming program enhances the welfare of small and marginalized farmers through training and education on climate-change resilient, low-cost farming practices.
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  • Producer Spotlight: Zero Budget Natural Farming Program
    February 3, 2020

    Producer Spotlight: Zero Budget Natural Farming Program

    Zero Budget Natural Farming is a grassroots movement in India dedicated to caring for the land, people, and communities that produce our food.
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