HOMESTEAD VEGETABLE GARDENING - A STEP TOWARDS FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS

Authors

  • Suresh Chandra Biswas Subject Matter Specialist, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, West Tripura, Chebri – 799207, Tripura, India
  • Ardhendu Chakraborty Subject Matter Specialist, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, West Tripura, Chebri – 799207, Tripura, India
  • Dipak Nath Subject Matter Specialist, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, West Tripura, Chebri – 799207, Tripura, India

Keywords:

Nutritional garden, Food security, Homestead garden, Sustainability

Abstract

A nutrition kitchen garden is a garden where vegetables and other useful plants like fruits, medicinal plants, spices, etc., are grown for human consumption. It plays a significant role in improving food security for the poor rural households in various countries like India. It is a small-scale form of vegetable growing, there can be pitted for composting and several plots or divided areas of land, intended to grow one or more types of plant in each plot. Due to heavy pesticides load in food crops mainly in vegetables and increased interest in organic products, many people are turning to vegetable kitchen gardening as a supplement to their family's diet.

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Published

27-06-2016

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Biswas, S. C., Chakraborty, A., & Nath, D. (2016). HOMESTEAD VEGETABLE GARDENING - A STEP TOWARDS FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS. Innovative Farming, 1(2), 62–66. Retrieved from http://innovativefarming.in/index.php/IF/article/view/21

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