When the canteen lunches in several schools across the country were found to be contaminated with pesticide residue, organic farmers in Kalasin province took action.
Living the life of a farmer in rural Isaan, Martin Wheeler became the poster child for organic agriculture and the sufficiency economy model. But much of the attention, Wheeler says, was misdirected. His farm which once grew rice and vegetables is now filled with sugarcane and grown with chemical fertilizer.
The Isaan Record19/08/2018
Farmers in the Northeast are divided over a proposed ban of two widely used pesticides
The Isaan Record14/09/2017
Khon Kaen Green Market might appear just like any ordinary market in the Northeast but it is of a different kind. The market, which celebrates its first anniversary on December 18, strives to sell only chemical-free products, creating healthy and safe options for the city’s people.