A short Cultural Guide to Ikaki Bagh and Jaipur

A short Cultural Guide to Ikaki Bagh and Jaipur

A  Short Cultural Guide to Ikaki Bagh, the surrounding district and Jaipur Key points: Ikaki Bagh, the surrounding district, is home to the Berwa and Meena communities. School and Village visits are an educational way of experiencing Ikaki Bagh. Volunteering at Ikaki...
Growing Mustard at Ikaki Bagh

Growing Mustard at Ikaki Bagh

This article discusses: Mustard is one of the most important cash crops grown in India and Rajasth.an is the country’s largest producer. Ikaki Bagh grows mustard as part of its conversion to a model organic farm. Local harvesting, production of mustard oil and its use...
Making a charpoy

Making a charpoy

The charpoy bed is a traditional daybed. It is a common sight throughout India, particularly in rural areas. Making a charpoy requires exceptional skills in traditional rope weaving and carpentry. These skills are under threat in the face of the industrialisation. The...
Vishal the Honey Collector

Vishal the Honey Collector

Vishal the Honey Collector This article discusses: Traditional honey collecting is unsustainable Honey is often used in religious ceremonies Beekeeping can alleviate rural poverty Beekeeping is transitioning away from traditional honey collecting practices Ikaki Bagh...
Goats of Rajasthan

Goats of Rajasthan

This article discusses: Why goats are so important to rural communities in Rajasthan Interesting new research on the potential to apply the intelligence of goats How you can spend time with local goat herdsmen and their flocks during your visit to Ikaki Bagh Why Goats...
High Summer at Ikaki Bagh

High Summer at Ikaki Bagh

This article discusses: The conditions of high summer in the district around Ikaki Bagh Work typically done during this period by villagers Work being undertaken at Ikaki Bagh High Summer It’s 4 am and the sun begins to rise, burning in to the rural countryside at...