Ideas to Explore

  • Learn about how ingredients, ecology, markets and finally how food ends up on your plate.

  • Discover the concept of food miles and how the concept has evolved over the years.

  • Does the food we eat define who we are ? How can our gut help us to make conscious food decisions ? Dive in as we try and answer some of these questions.

Curriculum

  • 1

    Food Systems: The journey from Farm to Fork!

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • What are food systems?

    • Stage 1: Before the plate

    • Stage 2: On the plate

    • Stage 3: After the plate

    • Trace your breakfast’s life cycle!

    • Reflect & Discuss

  • 2

    The Real Cost of the Food on our Plates

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Impact at the Production, Processing, Packaging & Distribution Stages

    • Impact at the Preparation, Consumption & End of Life Stage

    • Impact of the environment on food systems

  • 3

    Urban Farming: Bringing the Farm to your Home

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Can we really farm in our backyards & balconies?

    • How does this help though?

    • It's all about the technique!

    • Home, Community, or Commerce - you decide!

    • Hear from an Urban Farmer!

    • Reflect & Discuss

  • 4

    Food Packaging: Single-use plastic has got to go!

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Food packaging & why it’s a problem!

    • Your 101 on Plastics

    • A Treasure Hunt with a Twist

    • Reflect & Discuss

    • Optional - Circular Economy in Cities for Food

  • 5

    Thought for food: Are we what we eat?

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • A peek at dietary & lifestyle choices across the world

    • Do our lifestyle choices come at a cost too?

    • Do these choices come at a cost?

    • In the vegan vs non-vegetarian debate - are you picking sides?

  • 6

    Food Literacy: Trusting our gut!

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • How food literate are you?

    • The What

    • The Why

    • The How

  • 7

    Food Wastage: Fixing a problem that shouldn't exist

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Food loss & wastage: What is the problem?

    • Reflect & Discuss

    • What can be done to fix this problem?

    • What is being done to fix the problem?

    • Put on your investigative goggles!

  • 8

    Black Gold : Composting

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Nature – The Natural Decomposers!

    • There’s only benefit in composting!

    • DIY!

    • Lessons from Composting

    • Show us what you got!

    • Tell us More!

  • 9

    Agriculture : the Monoculture 'Culture'

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Quiz time!

    • Looks like it's mostly bad!

    • Examples

    • Sustainable alternatives to Monoculture farming

    • Food feels!

  • 10

    Farming picture : regenerative agriculture

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Cities and agriculture

    • Regenerative agriculture is the answer!

    • Solution spotlight

    • Measuring Outcomes

    • Tell us more!

  • 11

    Sustainability : Food and Energy

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Why this?

    • Sustainable energy power

    • The Indian food approach – possibilities

    • Food and sustainability approach

    • Solution Spotlight

    • Tell us more!

  • 12

    Culture & Heritage in Food : various aspects

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Food and India

    • The health aspect

    • Let's talk about food!

    • Food and festivals

    • Quiz time!

    • Mapping Culture and Heritage in food through Food Sovereignty

    • Solution Spotlight

  • 13

    Food Innovations : what's new on the block?

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Food innovation is booming!

    • Revolutionizing food...

    • ...leading to innovations!

    • Mobile application – Click to order!

    • Innovative Cities

    • Tell us more!

  • 14

    Food myths : busted!

    • Welcome to the Lesson!

    • Quiz time!

    • Tell us more!