Urban Harvest 2019: Organic, exotic food on a platter

Capers from Tuticorin are on the menu at restaurants across the country, like The Bombay Canteen and Kochi’s Drawing Room. Elsewhere in Kolkata, the turmeric latte at The Spicery features Lakadong turmeric from the Jaintia hills. There is no time like the present to celebrate our country’s bounty.

Updated - December 03, 2021 08:55 am IST

Published - April 27, 2019 02:06 pm IST

With Earth Day marked on April 22, and the Ao tribe in Nagaland observing Moatsü — a festival that marks the end of the sowing period — on May 1, Weekend turns the spotlight on the people and organisations who are cultivating both exotic and indigenous crops. Here is a guide on how to eat global while supporting your local farmers.

Read about the seed savers who are preserving our heirloom vegetables; how to get fresh produce delivered to your doorstep; people who help start your own urban farm, and why having a family farmer, like a family doctor, is not such a far-fetched idea.

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