Articles

On Building Resilience through Farming – Be A Farmer, 3rd Session

By:
Organo Et School
July 22, 2021

Children saw and experienced the Monsoon rains flooding the farms nearby as well as the OES Children’s Farm. Monsoons play an important role in Indian agriculture. The soil was softened by the rains and became a playfield for the children.

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Vegetable farming in soggy soil and light rains – Be A Farmer, 2nd Session

By:
Organo Et School
July 22, 2021

Sunday morning started with a flute recital streaming softly throughout the children’s farm. Soon, children and their enthusiastic parents came on time and we started the session with a fun activity.

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Parents’ views on OES Be a Farmer Program

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
July 12, 2021

The primary motive of the program is not only to create an immersive learning experience for children to stay interconnected with nature, but also to bring together all like-minded families looking to introduce their children to nature-awareness, safe food and sustainability.

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Nature Journaling – What, Why and How?

By:
Meena Murugappan
July 12, 2021

If you have outdoorsy children in your home, a great activity to introduce is nature journaling. It is a simple, fun and introspective way for children to connect to nature and their place in nature.

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OES’s Children Farm begins with Seeding & Transplanting!

By:
Organo Et School
July 8, 2021

It is with great excitement Organo Et School invited young children to the “Be A Farmer” program. This program is designed to give participants a hands-on learning experience that will take children through an entire crop cycle of 120 days, starting 4th July, 2021.

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FAQs on Be a Farmer Program - Monsoon Farm Cycle

By:
Organo Et School
June 25, 2021

Here are the FAQ's on Be a Farmer Program.

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Launching Be a Farmer program at OES Children’s Farm

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 19, 2021

Do you want to introduce farming to your child? Do you want them to know where and how their food is grown? Do you have kids who are not afraid to get dirty, jump in and help, learn fast and work hard? Then, be sure to enroll them in the Be a Farmer program at OES Children’s Farm.

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Bringing Crops to Classrooms: How we set up an Urban Mini-Farm

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 12, 2021

Organo Et School got an opportunity to set an urban mini-farm for children of Mahara Prep and Day Care in Hyderabad. Objective of setting this kitchen garden was to help children develop new skills as well as learn about science, nature and origins of food.

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9-12 year olds attend Virtual Eco-Summer Camp 2021

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 10, 2021

As part of Organo Et School (OES) Eco-Summer Camp program, children from the age-groups of 9-12 from various communities in Hyderabad participated in the week-long program.

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6-8 year olds attend Eco-Summer Camp

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 10, 2021

As part of OES’s Eco-Summer Camp program, children from the age-groups of 6-8 from various communities in Hyderabad participated in the week-long program.

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OES’s Eco-Summer Camp 2021 goes virtual

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 10, 2021

We crafted 5-day camps for 4 age-groups (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, 13-15) that covered the 7 strands of sustainability. The learning outcomes were delivered through a four-pronged framework – Learning& Knowing, Creating& Exploring, Culinary Journey, Sharing & Story-time.

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Living Soil - Keep Your Soil Healthy

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 8, 2021

In Part 3 of preparing your soil for gardening, we will discuss the last and final step - 3 critical ways to maintain soil health. 

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Living Soil- Test Your Soil Health

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 8, 2021

In Part 2 of preparing your soil for gardening, we will discuss the next step - How to determine soil health?

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Living Soil- Know Your Soil Type

By:
Meena Murugappan
June 8, 2021

This 3-part article series talks about the most important aspect of gardening: How to prepare the soil for planting?

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Here Comes the Sun … And I say it’s all right

By:
Asphia Taimur
May 17, 2021

Through our new initiative called Organo Et Communities, we are approaching various Gated Communities in Hyderabad to understand how they can save energy bills through solar installation.

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S.O.S: Save Our Swales

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
May 17, 2021

With the water crisis becoming one of the major global crises, at a fast pace, it has become the need of the hour to incorporate water conservation techniques at a global level as well as individual level. Swales is one of the important Water conservation Drainage Systems.

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Therapeutic Bael-The Miracle Fruit

By:
Shilpi Shukla
March 16, 2021

 Bael fruit has natural healing properties and is considered to provide instant relief from several health ailments.

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Workshop on Sustainable Entrepreneurship

By:
Shilpi Shukla
March 9, 2021

On 8th March 2021, Organo Et School conducted a workshop for grade 6 students of Sreenidhi International School on Sustainable Entrepreneurship.

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Introduction to Isha Yoga - Workshop at Rurban Nest

By:
Shilpi Shukla
February 3, 2021

On 31st January 2021, Organo Et School welcomed residents of Rurban Nest Community to attend the Isha Yoga Workshop.

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Old to New: Re-purposing Old Fabrics

By:
Shilpi Shukla
January 29, 2021

Do you have bagful of old clothes you do not use anymore? Looking for ways to give a new purpose to your old clothes? Here are few tips to give a new life to old clothes.

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Nurturing an Eco-Child

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
January 25, 2021

It is important to teach the younger generation, who are going to lead tomorrow’s future, how to grow their own food, how to live in an eco-habitat community responsibly along with other co-dwellers of the biodiversity. ‍

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Get back to Nature to De-stress and Unwind

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
January 18, 2021

There is something about the quiet, calm of nature that is soothing. Having your favorite cup of coffee with trees and pleasant bird sounds around adds significantly to your daily dose of positive energy. Here are few of many benefits of being connected with nature.

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Be a Farmer Workshop

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
January 15, 2021

Our First Harvest Workshop at Rurban Nest Community.

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Mindful Shopping: Ways to avoid Wasteful Spending Traps

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
January 8, 2021

Our featured article on Prakati

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Breathe Easy: Improving Indoor Air Quality

By:
Vaishnavi Paturu
December 12, 2020

A properly designed and installed natural ventilation system provides a wide array of benefits not only to the homeowner, but also creates healthier, more comfortable ambient environment.

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How to declutter your wardrobe?

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
December 12, 2020

Having a tough time finding what you need in a wardrobe piled up with clothes? Here's how you can get started with decluttering your wardrobe.

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What is Urban Farming?

By:
Shilpi Shukla
November 26, 2020

What we eat and where it comes from is very important to each of us. Here is our talk with Lakshmi Battula, an expert in Sustainable Farming and consultant with Sthiranya Ecoscapes, giving us all the insights we need on Urban Farming.

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Children's Day Contest

By:
Shilpi Shukla
November 23, 2020

On the occasion of Children's Day, Organo Et School invited children of all age groups to participate in fun, innovative and exciting contests.

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Sustainability day Contest

By:
Shilpi Shukla
October 31, 2020

On the occasion of Sustainability day, Organo Et School invited creative and innovative minds to participate in "Slogan Time" and "My Upcycle Project" contests.

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Start cooking with Sustainable cookware

By:
Mansi & Nishitha
October 28, 2020

Spices blended in with a stone mortar and pestle supersedes the ones grinded in an electric mixer, a traditional fish curry cooked in a teflon pot lacks the earthiness captured by earthen pots. Sustainable cookware has a number of benefits to our food and planet.

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Nature Play Installation at Communities

By:
Shilpi Shukla
October 24, 2020

Nature is a great teacher and has bestowed us with ample of loose materials for children to play with and learn from.

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Organo Et School's feature in The Organic Magazine

By:
Meena Murugappan
October 23, 2020

Great News! We were contacted by The Organic Magazine as they wanted to do an article about us on why we do what we do and what workshops we offer for Schools, Communities and Corporates.

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Make your own compost - Workshop at Sloka Waldorf School

By:
Shilpi Shukla
October 13, 2020

We conducted an online workshop with students of Sloka Waldorf School on how to make our own compost, with children sharing their own experiences with composting.

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Disinfecting and Sanitizing at home

By:
Venkatlakshmi
October 13, 2020

If you have been wanting to ditch those toxic, commercial household cleaners and switch to a natural, homemade cleaner, these simple natural cleaner recipes are not only inexpensive and very easy to make, but will also turn your home into a healthier space.

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All about Slow Food

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
October 13, 2020

Slow food is the practice of enjoying local, organic and sustainable produce brought together in a way that respects the ingredients and the local cuisine.The pleasure of consuming food mindfully.

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Simple steps to segregate your waste

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
October 12, 2020

First step to sustainable living is waste management. Waste segregation is the practice of disposing our everyday waste responsibly. Follow these simple steps to help you kick-start your everyday practice of waste segregation.

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How to make your own Compost

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
October 9, 2020

Compost is a crumbly like matter that is formed from recycling food and other organic waste that looks and feels like soil. It is nutrient rich that can be used to enrich soil and nourish growth.

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All about Solar Power System

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 29, 2020

Meet one of our experts Mr. Indrasen Bolampally, founder of Four Solar Energy Systems Pvt Ltd who talks about each of the aspects of Solar Power Generation. Mr Bolampally was kind enough to answer all our questions.

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My Green Learning Space- Workshop at Sloka Waldorf School

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 22, 2020

We conducted an online workshop with students of Sloka Waldorf School, helping children to create a comfortable and inspiring learning space for themselves.

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Reggio Inspired Learning In and With Nature

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 22, 2020

Reggio approach is an educational philosophy that involves experiential learning. The environment is the biggest space in the Reggio approach. Nature is the place where authentic, meaningful teaching and learning can take place.

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Mindful Shopping

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 22, 2020

A narrative by Shilpi, Our Program lead, about her journey towards Mindful and responsible shopping with added tips to help you start your journey of Mindful shopping.

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5 easy ways to plan a zero-waste wedding

By:
Anurag Dahiya
September 15, 2020

Here are 5 tips to help you plan a zero-waste wedding- a soulful commitment to a sustainable lifestyle.

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Our Planet Earth's Resources - Workshop at Sloka Waldorf School

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
September 10, 2020

An online workshop was conducted with students of Sloka Waldorf School, helping students understand the importance of conserving natural resources.

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My Waste My Responsibility- Workshop at Sloka Waldorf School

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
September 10, 2020

An online workshop was conducted with students of Sloka Waldorf School, sparking interest in students to take responsibility of everyday waste management.

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Microgreens Macro Benefits - Workshop at Sloka Waldorf School

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 3, 2020

We conducted a workshop on microgreens for students of grade 5, Sloka waldorf school

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Programs of Organo Et School

By:
Shilpi Shukla
September 1, 2020

Organo Et School aims at spreading awareness by educating Schools, Communities and Corporates at large by conducting workshops and helping individuals make responsible and sustainable lifestyle changes

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Goodness of Microgreens

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
August 19, 2020

Packed with nutrients, most Microgreens are known to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc,magnesium, copper and antioxidants

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How to grow Microgreens

By:
Shilpi Shukla
August 19, 2020

You can have a year round growing of Microgreens;they can be grown in a garden, balcony or on a kitchen counter

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Intent of Organo Et School

By:
Shilpi Shukla
August 19, 2020

Nurturing a learning environment for all stakeholders where inclusive holistic Eco-living is celebrated

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Relaunch of Organo Et School

By:
Sreeja Kalagotla
August 19, 2020

Organo Et School aims at responsible and sustainable living made easy, by creating an experiential learning platform for educating and helping people make sustainable and mindful choices.

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