India Revives its Traditions of Wild Foods

Consumption of wild foods, packed with micronutrients, is on the decline. But communities are working to re-introduce these native crops to eaters’ diets and preserve traditional knowledge.

15 Indigenous Crops to Boost Your Immune System and Celebrate Biodiversity

Indigenous crops that are rich in nutrients like vitamins C and D, zinc, and iron can boost immune systems as well as the planet’s biodiversity—improving resilience to climate change, rebuilding soils, and supporting wildlife.

Going Forward By Going Back: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

Plant biodiversity is rapidly declining and little research has been invested in sustainable and nutritious indigenous crops, which can lead to improved health outcomes and increased food security.

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