As we travelled the length and breadth of our country tasting its various cuisines, the one common thing we came across was the variety of papads that each cuisine had to offer. Urad, Rice, Bajra, Nachani (Ragi), each unique in its flavor and each specific to its region
None of the farm/food products that come to our tables, come directly from the farm. Everything goes through some post-harvest processing. The simplest example is wheat, which also needs cleaning & grading. This has led to industrialization, where local farmers or producers do not stand a chance.
These 16 women from Tondusure village of Samartha Bachat Ghat are living by it. Formed in 2014, Samartha Bachat Ghat was the hope for these sixteen women to change their lives. The initial journey was not easy.