Care for the earth? Make a living out of it too. Help is on hand at Bhoomi College, Bengaluru, where education and activism converge.
“The food we eat is directly connected to the changes we make in the environment. Every morsel of food we put into our mouths is also a political and ecological statement,” says Madhu Reddy who launched the Aiyor Bai farm near Hyderabad in 2013. While a commitment to sustainability forms the core of her concerns, growing fruit and vegetables is the means she has chosen to express them — and she makes a living out of it.