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We visit a friend's farm in a rain shadow area and learn about sustainability
We visit Janapada Seva Trust, Melukote and stay at Hosa Jeevana Daari. Get an introduction to livelihood training.
Maram oru varam - a tree is a gift!
It's natural for plants to grow and humans to learn. Why do we then struggle so much to educate?
Our 10th grader wrote this as part of an assignment on wastewater management. I hope you agree our experiments with toilets are interesting!
Planting plan and layout of the new garden patch
The rains this season here, have been late, and heavy. We try see how rains in 2019 and this year compare.
We live in a rain shadow region, so a sustainable approach to water management has to include rain water harvesting and tapping the shallow aquifer, along with a bore well.
A beautiful flower, with medicinal properties!
We make salter sundried chillies. Popular and yummy accompaniment to a variety of Indian food.
We make sundried onion masala balls for the first time. Recipe included.
We fought a forest fire that was spreading to the campus and learnt a few lessons.
A poem our 11 year olds wrote in their English class, on the lines of "That's what Bilbo Baggins hates!"
Farm hill is on a break this week and kids have been working at home, with online support. These responses of our first grader to a home work assignment made our day!! 😊
...And every day, Avi would open the picture book, look at the pictures and point out that it is in Telugu, which he can't read.
We found a shallow aquifer well rejuvenated!
One of our 6 year olds, missing Farm Hill in the lockdown....
We meet a beautiful medicinal tree!
We meet another majestic tree in the neighbourhood. White Gulmohar!
A toad and I tussle between a rock and a cool place...