Many small and startup organic farms struggle because new farmers face a steep learning curve in a variety of areas – including growing skills, farm management and marketing their produce. In this 2-day workshop in
We often see vendors like this girl I spotted at the Kanakapura Road/ORR junction, selling large balloons. It could be a variety of (usually Chinese) products: windshield shades, mobile phone charger cords, earbuds, dusters.
I’ve written earlier, in this post about artisans who make a living by repairing jewellery. On Sunday, two friends and I went to Commercial Street, a shopping area in Bangalore. Off this street is another
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Christmas is over…spare a thought for those who sell knick-knacks like these cheap Santa caps, have so many of them left over…unsold, not putting even the meagre money in their pockets that they were hoping
Tipu Pasha of Book Bonanza. Pic: Amith Kumar A few days ago, Amith Kumar introduced me to a rather unusual bookshop in Jayanagar—Book Bonanza. I have always been a lover of second-hand books, Somehow, these,
A surge of promotions by e-retailers brought out the brick and mortal merchants in full force. They are demanding that the government should do something to make sure that the deep discounts from e-commerce companies