Gen Youth promoting Agro-biodiversity – ShankardevCollege

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Discussing food clubs at Sankardev College, Shillong.

Photo: NESFAS/ Donboklang Majaw

NESFAS has always stressed on the importance of the role played by the youth in the promotion of agrobiodiversity and, for a while now, has set its sights on the creation of Youth Food Clubs in the North East. Thus, … Continue reading

Umtyngngar School Children Plant 150 Saplings on WED

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Sowing saplings to a better future..

As a step towards environmental pro-activism, Lamjingshai School, Umtyngngar, celebrated the World Environment Day in a small but significant way on June 5th. The NESFAS team along with Social Work student volunteers from St Edmund’s College, Shillong joined in on … Continue reading

Banana Millet Cake

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Millet Banana Cake with Plum Sauce Topping.

Photo: NESFAS/ Raisa Daimary

This is a recipe for a ‘Cake Without Calories’ – well almost.. BANANA MILLET CAKE Wet ingredients 3 medium sized bananas 2 eggs 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup honey 2 tsp vanilla essence Dry ingredients 1/4 cup millet flour 2 … Continue reading

NESFAS puts a Twist in Taste

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Millet crepe with fern and smoked pork filling

“I would gladly take it home for daily intake,” Mr. Nari, Executive member of the Nongrim hills localilty, commented after having a couple of sips of the exotic Khasi Spice Bomb. Swishing his drink around in the bamboo cup where … Continue reading

NONGRIM HILLS FOOD FEST

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A showcase of local ingredients in a brand new avatar. The menu features – Shiahkrot tea: A herbal tea made from an indigenous root called Shiahkrot Chilled Spice Bomb mocktail: A refreshing concoction of fresh ginger, fresh turmeric, lime, pepper … Continue reading

The office Community Garden

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One of our littlest members planting potato in the community garden..

On the 29th April 2014, the NESFAS team along with a few well-wishers got together to plant the first batch of seasonal vegetables in the office community garden. The day was picked in accordance with the Lunar Agricultural Calendar that … Continue reading

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