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Sadhana Presents
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by Puja   
Wednesday, 28 December 2011
Sadhana work (Photographer: bexzslongoverlandglobetrot.wordpress.com)Last Friday Sadhana Forest celebrated its 8th birthday with many activities and workshops through the day. Amongst other activities, Aviram, the founder of Sadhana Forest presented to the community of Sadhana Forest, their vision and details on all their projects. Sadhana stands for : veganism as food choice, gift economy, inclusiveness to all and technical sustainable living. One of the proiects is Forest Ambassadors, which is a global network for individuals who are inspired to act on local environmental and social issues. Read more

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Lively Up Your Earth 2
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by Miriam   
Saturday, 24 December 2011
Lively Up Your Earth poster (Photographer: Kenzo)Yes, the eco music festival Lively Up Your Earth will happen for the second time at Solitude Farm. About last year experiences and what are preparing this year with talked with Krishna. Beside twelve hours of music mostly from Auroville based musicians with surprise also this year theme is ecology awareness with organic farming. So there will be many stall and workshop because they want to be more involved, interactive. Last year experience showed that this festival is really one of the special occasion that can bring whole community together. Read more

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Auroville Sustainable Agriculture Plan
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by Gijs   
Saturday, 19 March 2011
Toine van Megen (Photographer: Gijs)In this last interview of the series on the 'History and Future of Farming' we talk with Toine. Toine's talents lie not so much in the practical aspects of farming, but more in the organizational structuring of Auroville's greenbelt. Having a history as former director for two multi national companies on wind and solar energy, he currently working in the Town Hall. Toine is asked to help out on the organizational aspects of the five year plan called ASAP. While each has his or her own knowledge of the local climate and soil, Toine contributes to the management and creation of a integrated approach among all the individual approaches. This talk will uncover some of the main aspects of the five year plan and its expected developments in the upcoming months. Read more

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Expectations of ASAP
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by Gijs   
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Murti (Photographer: Gijs)In this tenth interview Murti (Ayar Padi) gives us an audio tour through his farm and the issues linked to it. Born in the local village Kottakari, Murti had to finance his farm on loans. Slowly it transforms to the farm that it is today. A farm with many varaities of vegetables and volunteers who pay to help out. Murti freely talks about his expectations of the five year plan called ASAP. As ASAP comes to existence, Ayar Padi Farm really gets the change to develop, says Murti. Read more

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From Pebbles to Seed Preservation
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by Gijs   
Sunday, 13 March 2011
Deepika and Bernard (Photographer: Gijs, Guiomar)As a kick-off for the presentation of the Auroville Sustainable Agriculture Plan (ASAP), within the next few months, Auroville Radio presents a series of eleven interviews concerning the foods we eat in Auroville. What were the ideas in the old days of Auroville regarding agriculture and sustainable foods? Which agricultural developments did Auroville been through since the first Aurovillians started to change the dusty plains into the forest it is today? How is the present situation in Auroville's greenbelt and what is it capable of? And, perhaps most important, what are the challenges for the future?... Read more

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A City Full Food
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by Gijs   
Friday, 11 March 2011
Krishna and Philip (Photographer: Gijs)As a kick-off for the presentation of the Auroville Sustainable Agriculture Plan (ASAP), within the next few months, Auroville Radio presents a series of eleven interviews concerning the foods we eat in Auroville. What were the ideas in the old days of Auroville regarding agriculture and sustainable foods? Which agricultural developments did Auroville been through since the first Aurovillians started to change the dusty plains into the forest it is today? How is the present situation in Auroville's greenbelt and what is it capable of? And, perhaps most important, what are the challenges for the future?... Read more

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Auroville`s Organic Outreach
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by Gijs   
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
Priya (Photographer: Gijs)As a kick-off for the presentation of the Auroville Sustainable Agriculture Plan (ASAP), within the next few months, Auroville Radio presents a series of eleven interviews concerning the foods we eat in Auroville. What were the ideas in the old days of Auroville regarding agriculture and sustainable foods? Which agricultural developments did Auroville been through since the first Aurovillians started to change the dusty plains into the forest it is today? How is the present situation in Auroville's greenbelt and what is it capable of? And, perhaps most important, what are the challenges for the future?.... Read more

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Food Consumption in Auroville
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by Gijs   
Monday, 07 March 2011
Gijs (Photographer: Gijs)As a kick-off for the presentation of the Auroville Sustainable Agriculture Plan (ASAP), within the next few months, Auroville Radio presents a series of eleven interviews concerning the foods we eat in Auroville. What were the ideas in the old days of Auroville regarding agriculture and sustainable foods? Which agricultural developments did Auroville been through since the first Aurovillians started to change the dusty plains into the forest it is today? How is the present situation in Auroville's greenbelt and what is it capable of? And, perhaps most important, what are the challenges for the future?.... Read more

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