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Here are 6 healthy edible plants to grow in your kitchen

The lockdown has made a lot of people involve themselves in different home activities. While some found peace in cooking and baking, some started gardening. Here are a few edible plants you can easily grow in your kitchen garden without putting in much effort.(Unsplash) 7
The lockdown has made a lot of people involve themselves in different home activities. While some found peace in cooking and baking, some started gardening. Here are a few edible plants you can easily grow in your kitchen garden without putting in much effort.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 07, 2021 02:02 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Chayanika Das
Growing edible plants indoors can not only make your kitchen look aesthetic but also make cooking easier and exciting for you. The satisfaction you get while harvesting vegetables from your garden is a whole different feeling altogether.

Guest Column: In Covid times, cultivate kinship with plants

There’s a unique joy in watching plants grow. Nothing else can give us such exceptional happiness during this Covid-19 crisis
This could be the right time to start a positive engagement with nature -- by taking care of plants and starting a kitchen garden.(Shutterstock)
This could be the right time to start a positive engagement with nature -- by taking care of plants and starting a kitchen garden.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHira Singh Bhupal

Unlock Diaries: A measured engagement with the world by Sharif D Rangnekar

Despite the anxiety, the end of the lockdown brings with it a fresh yearning to meet relatives and close friends
The sublime pleasures of pottering about a terrace garden.(Getty Images)
The sublime pleasures of pottering about a terrace garden.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 06:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySharif D Rangnekar

Unlock Diaries: The robin on my apple tree by Moin Mir

A medieval text and a little orange-breasted robin teach the author the meaningful ways of existence he intends to embrace in a newly unlocked world
A robin on a branch in an apple tree in an English garden.(Getty Images)
A robin on a branch in an apple tree in an English garden.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 11:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMoin Mir

Coronavirus outbreak: Designers set sketch pads aside, enjoy ‘me time’

The lockdown has given one a chance to sit back and explore their innate passion. A section of designers has put their sketch pads aside and are spending time either on the yoga mat or in the kitchen.
A section of designers has put their sketch pads aside and are spending time either on the yoga mat or in the kitchen.
A section of designers has put their sketch pads aside and are spending time either on the yoga mat or in the kitchen.
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 02:36 PM IST
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‘Young students are concerned about sustainability’

MasterChef Australia regular guest judge Stephanie Alexander says that young people are concerned about reducing waste and are more keen on using local ingredients
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Updated on Mar 16, 2020 05:29 PM IST
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Mumbai | BySanskrita Bharadwaj

I’ve had enough: Kunal Vijayakar on food trends to retire in 2020

Kale, avocado, food with activated charcoal — the author lists all the food trends from 2019 that need to go and trends like cross-cultural and hyper-regional cuisine that are emerging
Why do we need a black burger bun or a scoop of ice-cream that looks like a ball of grease?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Why do we need a black burger bun or a scoop of ice-cream that looks like a ball of grease?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 03, 2020 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKunal Vijayakar

NATIONAL FARMERS’ DAY: Malwa women show the way

Some of them are pursuing farming on their own while others are supporting their fathers or husbands
Women are also actively adopting organic farming.(HT PHOTO)
Women are also actively adopting organic farming.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 22, 2019 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySarbmeet Singh, Muktsar

Centre releases 78L for 281 govt schools in Ludhiana district

While the Centre has been issuing grants to government high and senior secondary schools for repair work, and electricity and water bills yearly, this is for the first time that the grant has come for all levels of schools for beautification and development of their premises.
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Published on Oct 31, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDeepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

Kitchen gardens in schools can improve nutritional levels

A garden can provide a context to students for understanding seasonality and life cycles of food; it can provide an opportunity to work cooperatively on real tasks; students can learn about where food comes from; and they can observe all of the principles of ecology in practice
Residents of Kohinoor Apartments working at their quarter of an acre organic kitchen garden at Kurla (West) in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Residents of Kohinoor Apartments working at their quarter of an acre organic kitchen garden at Kurla (West) in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 27, 2019 10:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Mohali MC proposal: Pay and legalise encroachments

Mayor points to ‘hue and cry’ during drives to remove violations in residential areas, issue to come up again in next house meeting
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Updated on Oct 25, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHillary Victor, Mohali

All schools should set up kitchen gardens: Centre

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has issued guidelines for developing and maintaining kitchen gardens in all schools, both in urban and rural areas.
Organic kitchen garden(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Organic kitchen garden(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 18, 2019 03:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Union Minister Smriti Irani in Amethi to review developmental projects

Smriti Irani will inspect the beautification work being done on the Sagra lake and will also hold a review meeting with the railway department on the progress of the Salon-Unchahar rail line.
Smriti Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi where she will hold a chaupal in Cheda village.(PTI photo)
Smriti Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi where she will hold a chaupal in Cheda village.(PTI photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2019 01:41 PM IST
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Amethi | ByIndo Asian News Service

UP school kitchen gardens to grow greens for own mid-day meals

The schools will soon be self-dependent in meeting the demand of vegetables needed for cooking mid-day meals at schools which will provide extra nutrition to the children. After the orders of the state government, government-run schools in the city have started making spaces for kitchen gardens within the school premises.
Teacher and children in a kitchen garden in government primary school, Rasulabad, in Prayagraj(HT)
Teacher and children in a kitchen garden in government primary school, Rasulabad, in Prayagraj(HT)
Published on Sep 07, 2019 10:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByFarhan A Siddiqui, Prayagraj

Green revolution boosting in Government school of Aligarh district

A growing awareness about pesticides and wax in vegetables and fruits is turning more and more people towards organic food. The idea of a kitchen garden and Urban Bagiya is fast catching up, with schools and individuals practising it with a lot of success.
Aiming to curb malnutrition among school children CISH will help the state education department develop vegetable and fruit gardens in government schools.(HT photo)
Aiming to curb malnutrition among school children CISH will help the state education department develop vegetable and fruit gardens in government schools.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 04:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times,Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Smoothie bowls — Your health fix this summer

Four years ago, the humble smoothie got a makeover and became an Instagram sensation. Now, exquisite-looking smoothie bowls are finding their way into the diets of health-conscious Indians
Holistic health coach Bhavna Kapoor loves making a delicious green smoothie of banana, mango, mint, curry leaves and soaked figs blended together and topped with frozen pomegranates and mango slices.
Holistic health coach Bhavna Kapoor loves making a delicious green smoothie of banana, mango, mint, curry leaves and soaked figs blended together and topped with frozen pomegranates and mango slices.
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 11:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySatarupa Paul

Gurugram is becoming a haven for women entrepreneurs

The city has proven to be a haven for women business. Women groups organise meet-ups and knowledge sessions to support and guide women entrepreneurs who had quit their jobs for personal reasons but are reinventing themselves and have set-up their own businesses.
The Galleria Market and Ambience Mall, which host major retail brands that satiate shopping needs. The DLF Cyber Hub and the One Horizon Centre are a paradise for foodies and if you like pub-hopping there is no dearth of good ones at Leisure Valley.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
The Galleria Market and Ambience Mall, which host major retail brands that satiate shopping needs. The DLF Cyber Hub and the One Horizon Centre are a paradise for foodies and if you like pub-hopping there is no dearth of good ones at Leisure Valley.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 04:32 PM IST
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ByNidhi Jagtiani

For Mid Day Meal: Now, kids to also have self-grown veggies in MDM

In a bid to develop nurturing skills from an early age and make kids understand the sheer labour that goes into growing food in farms, the Mid Day Meal (MDM) Authority, UP, has instructed district magistrates and education department officials of the state to encourage children of government-run primary and upper primary schools to start ‘kitchen gardens’ in free spaces within their school premises.
Uttar Pradesh has around 50,000 upper primary and over a lakh primary government-run schools.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh has around 50,000 upper primary and over a lakh primary government-run schools.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 20, 2018 01:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Allahabad | ByK Sandeep Kumar, Allahabad

Is urban living making you sick? Make the switch to organic food

Counter the effects of an urban lifestyle by eating organic food. Here’s all you need to know about it.
Organic food is defined as food grown without or with limited use of pesticide, in natural conditions.(Shutterstock)
Organic food is defined as food grown without or with limited use of pesticide, in natural conditions.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 12:58 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent
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