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Nothing Like the Simple Lines of a Traditional Meghalaya Dress

Nothing Like the Simple Lines of a Traditional Meghalaya Dress

The Northeast India is rich in culture and traditions that are kept alive to this...

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Top 5 Reasons To Embrace Natural Products Store

Top 5 Reasons To Embrace Natural Products Store

Despite keeping a well-maintained diet, a smart choice would be to consume naturally grown food....

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Is It a Potential for Meghalaya’s Farmers to Grow Lemongrass?

Is It a Potential for Meghalaya’s Farmers to Grow Lemongrass?

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a tall perennial grass grown in the tropical and subtropical climate...

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First Cherry Blossom Festival in India

First Cherry Blossom Festival in India

Autumn in Meghalaya is a happening time, much to tourists’ delight. The last few weeks...

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Meghalaya’s Amazing Woman Mushroom Farmer

Meghalaya’s Amazing Woman Mushroom Farmer

Zizira explorers love to go out on field trips to various parts of Meghalaya to meet...

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Is ‘Organic Food Label’ A Guarantee? A Journalist Finds Out

Is ‘Organic Food Label’ A Guarantee? A Journalist Finds Out

Zizira explorers have always been on a quest for hidden potentials of the region, so...

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Off the Grid for Years: Story of a Traditional Farmer

Off the Grid for Years: Story of a Traditional Farmer

You may have heard of our exploratory trips around Meghalaya as we discover the hidden...

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Organic Industry In The US: Genesis, The Good And The Bad

Organic Industry In The US: Genesis, The Good And The Bad

Organic Industry in the US was worth $ 43 Billion in 2015. We are picking up the...

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A Honey Beekeeping Entrepreneur in Meghalaya

A Honey Beekeeping Entrepreneur in Meghalaya

Times are difficult for job seekers. Like other states, Meghalaya too is teeming with youngsters...

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Meghalaya A Source For Heirloom Seeds?

Meghalaya A Source For Heirloom Seeds?

What are heirloom seeds? How are they different from Hybrid seeds? Can the seeds that...

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Bamboo Drip Irrigation: A Marvel By Meghalaya’s Native Farmers

Bamboo Drip Irrigation: A Marvel By Meghalaya’s Native Farmers

Over 80% of the population of Meghalaya depend on agriculture and most of them own...

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RRTC Shillong: Development of Farmers & Sustainable Farming

RRTC Shillong: Development of Farmers & Sustainable Farming

Meghalaya, a state in the Northeast of India, with its pristine lands and hilly terrain,...

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What Farmers Learn at RRTC Meghalaya About Honey Bee!

What Farmers Learn at RRTC Meghalaya About Honey Bee!

Rural Resource and Training Center (RRTC) is an autonomous organization working with farmers and training...

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Agro-Entrepreneurship Grows Money

Agro-Entrepreneurship Grows Money

With all the aid money that’s thrown at international development, very little is spent supporting...

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Why Prioritize On Food Safety?

Why Prioritize On Food Safety?

To be safe is all that we want, when we talk about being sheltered, protected...

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Food Preservation Methods – the Choices

Food Preservation Methods – the Choices

The Northeast of India is part of one of the 4 biodiversity hotspots of India...

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3 Little Known Office Snack and Food Traditions of Meghalaya

3 Little Known Office Snack and Food Traditions of Meghalaya

A tourist will rarely get an opportunity to peek into the office food traditions of...

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Success Story: Farmer Angela Shangoi of West Khasi Hills

Success Story: Farmer Angela Shangoi of West Khasi Hills

News about successful farmers from the Northeast of India is always cause for celebration for...

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Bhut Jolokia Farmer of Umtangngi, Meghalaya

Bhut Jolokia Farmer of Umtangngi, Meghalaya

In an earlier post, Zizira brought out a story on planet Earth’s fiercest chili: Northeast India’s Assam...

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Khasi Heritage Foods – an Amazing Find from a Village in a Deep Valley

Khasi Heritage Foods – an Amazing Find from a Village in a Deep Valley

Ready for a journey 3000 steps down? A trek to a village, deep down a...

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A Trip to Mawsynram - The Wettest Place on Earth!

A Trip to Mawsynram - The Wettest Place on Earth!

Are you ready for a journey to the wettest place on earth? Ready to learn...

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The Humility of a Traditional Farmer’s Family

The Humility of a Traditional Farmer’s Family

A farmer works purposefully, he does not waste one moment of his time. If he...

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Remarkable Practices Of Honey Beekeeping In Meghalaya

Remarkable Practices Of Honey Beekeeping In Meghalaya

Honey bees are, perhaps, one of the few insects that are found almost everywhere in...

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Fascinating Lore & History of Traditional Food of Meghalaya

Fascinating Lore & History of Traditional Food of Meghalaya

When we talk of the Indian cuisine, we fail to account for dishes from Northeast...

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