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AgGrowSmart

Organic and sustainable vegetables for nourishment of the community at any place and any time of the year with minimal usage of water.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Lovely Professional University

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Researcher Institution

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Jalandhar

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

India

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Darjeeling, a hilly district in West Bengal with an area of approximately 2,092 km². My vision can be scaled for any place.

What country is your selected Place located in?

India

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I selected this place because it is my home town. I am from a small village , Kolbong in the remotest part of Darjeeling, India. I have lived in the hills of Darjeeling for most part of my life. My village has the memories of my grandparents growing vegetables and I getting to eat those fresh harvest. The childhood memories of good food and tasty food and now everything is either costly or unavailable.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Darjeeling

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Working on it

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Working on it

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Instagram

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Thank you so much for the Food Extension Initiative.

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