SathSath offers a solution to a local problem bound to economic, social and environmental stakes with the implementation of a community of farmers and consumers in Bangalore and with the development of digital and graphic supports around this one.
Community Supported Agriculture is a system by which people purchase a share from a local organic farm and periodically receive vegetables and other agricultural products throughout the farming season.
This paper focus in understanding what are the cultural conditions when Community Supported Agriculture can work in Bangalore, India.
The exploration provides a brief overview of the cultural and historical implications of agriculture in India and its issues today, embedded with political implications.
It aims to find out the whys and wherefores of the assumed benefits of organic farming, and its repercussion on consumers, farmers and the environment. It explores the close relationship of this alternative method of agriculture to Indian traditions, and to what extent this concept can be valid in a hungry world.
Finally, the functioning of a CSA system in general and specifically in India was examined in the study, which concludes by showing Bangalore is an innovative, receptive ground to organic and social initiatives.