In search of greener pastures

Vinoth Kumar is set to travel across 11 countries in his search of traditional organic farming methods

After six years behind the desk at an IT job, Vinoth Kumar left it all to become a farmer. Hailing from an agricultural family based in Cheyyur, Kanchipuram district, the 32-year-old has been a full-time farmer since 2014, practising sustainable living and organic farming methods as well as teaching other farmers to do the same.

While he has travelled extensively and studied the traditional farming methods of Tamil Nadu and other places in India, Nepal and Bhutan, his latest project will take him across 11 countries in South East Asia.

“When I went around TN to document organic farming methods, I found that most of them have been lost over time. It seems virtually impossible to do agriculture in India without electricity.............Read more


Source: The Hindu

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