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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 8: Magical Mushrooms feat. Leo Krohne

In this edition of The Mitti Podcast, we talk to Leo Krohne, a mycophile currently doing his masters in Biotechnology at TU Berlin. As he narrates to us about his experience on how he started the journey after completing his bachelor’s degree in biotechnology, we find ourselves in awe of this world that stays hidden from us most of the time.

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Agriculture Reform or Not?

Policy changes are boring and I do not know how to think about them or interpret them. Unfortunately, most policy maker language is written in such unapproachable gibberish that, at the expense of sounding politically correct, it misses transmitting knowledge to the common man. In a country like India where 60 to 70% of Indians depend on the agriculture sector, understanding these changes is very important, which is unfortunately difficult.

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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 7: Importance of Semi-Natural Grassland Ecosystems feat. Judith Alvarez Garcia

Our new edition of The Mitti Podcast is a venture to expand our reach to more languages as we continue to talk about the importance of culture and tradition in biodiversity. In this episode, we talk to Judith Alvarez Garcia … in Spanish! Our Guest has a profound background; starting with her studies in Biology at the University of Oviedo, she went on to specialise in Marine Biology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. In addition, she has also acquired a Masters in Environmental Management from London. She is currently in the fourth year of her PhD on ‘Conservation of Mountain Ecosystems’.

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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 6: In Conversation with a Travelling Musician feat. Rahgir

The travelling musician is a figure well celebrated in many folk traditions around the world. Not only do they entertain communities, but they have also played an important part in disseminating knowledge to the remotest communities. Our guest today is one such torchbearer of deep wisdom; Rahgir set off on the road following his dream by using his talent as a poet, songwriter and singer who travelled across 16 states in India. But what does Rahgir have to say about, “Mitti”?

Well, tune in to our latest edition of The Mitti Podcast!

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An Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is the term used for farming methods which boost soil health through a variety of techniques. It is said that one teaspoon of healthy soil has more microorganisms than there are people on earth. This lively richness is, unfortunately, victim to harsh synthetic fertilizers, heavy machinery and monocropping as we have discussed in this article.

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Our Hearts with Lebanon      

A recent unfortunate and devastating event occurred on 5th August 2020 in Lebanon when a huge amount (2,750 tonnes) of explosive ammonium nitrate material which was negligibly

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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 5 : AI for Ecology feat. Alicia Charennat

The Mitti collective has time and again heralded regenerative methods of agriculture as a champion for the solution of world hunger for its robustness and

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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 4 : Sustainability and the Future of Food feat. Constantinos Pantilidis

In a virtually connected world, it is quite easy to take shield in our glass screens and emphasize our differences in neatly typed text. Instead,

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Lost in Supply Chain: Not enough Food ?

The Mitti Collective is passionate about agroecology, community and the art of growing food sustainably to feed the world’s hungry. When we engage in discussions

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The Mitti Podcast – Episode 3 (Part 2) A budding organic farmer feat. Anurag Singh

Anurag Singh took us on an eventful journey he took leaving his home state of Punjab behind, and seeking the traditional knowledge of farmers, weavers,