May 11-13, 2012: Natural Farming & Environment Festival, Bathinda

9:01 am in Upcoming ASHA events by Kavitha

Carnival of Traditional Food-Nature-Health-Organic Farming and Environment

Natural Farming and Environment Festival

11, 12 and 13 May 2012 at Teachers Home, Bathinda

Organized by


In collaboration with

Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture [ASHA]

Coalition for GM Free India

Organic Farming Association of India [OFAI]

Programs are arranged as per the fallowing schedule:-

Friday, 11th May 2021

  • Inauguration of Festival – 10:00 AM
  • Farmer’s Seminar on “What should be the direction of Farmer’s Movement in the present context” – 11:30 AM.
  • Discussion on “Natural Farming” -  03:00 PM
  • Talk of the Day – Emerging Crisis of Corporate Control over Water By  Himanshu Thakkar – 6.30 PM
  • Folk Music, Songs and Play – 08:00 PM


Saturday, 12th May2012

  • Women’s Convention on Environment, Health and Food – 10:00 AM
  • Discussion on Opportunities and Problems for Marketing of Organic Produce in Punjab – 1 PM
  • Natural Farming Workshop – 03:00PM
  • Talk of the Day – Health impacts of GM Food By Dr Amar Singh Azad- 6.30 PM
  • Folk Music, Songs and Poetic program – 08:00 PM



Sunday, 13th May2012

  • Public Dialogue  on “What should be the direction of Environmental Movement in the Era of GM Foods, Corporate Control over Food and Agriculture ” – 10:00 AM.
  • Literary Conference on ‘Role of Literature and Creative Movement to Build Resistance against Food Imperialism and Corporate Control over Biodiversity and Natural Resources’ in coordination with Punjabi Sathth – 02:00 PM
  • Folk Music, Songs – By Jagsheer Zida [Bathinda] 08: 00 PM onwards


Eminent natural farming experts from all over the India shall be present for discussions with farmers.