Banyan Roots will promote and preserve traditional food and farming practices, as well as indigenous seed diversity. In doing so, we will work on creating a community-based, localized and replicable model for locally grown and processed food in the Southern Aravalli hill region. We will focus on increasing bio-diversity, improving the income of local farmers and implementing toxic, chemical-free agricultural processes. We will also focus on encouraging conscious decision-making among Indian consumers with regard to their food production and consumption choices.
All Banyan Roots’ undertakings are focused on contributing to the greater good – in terms of enhancing the quality of food served to the people of our country as well as preserving the ecology of the soil it is cultivated in – while also safeguarding the interests of all the stakeholders that form a part of the value chain. Our philosophy is based on our founding values of: