Village Story is a one stop shop for any sustainable workshop
Our workshops and sessions ensure there is a valuable take-away for everyone. Your age or gender does not matter. The topics we cover are so diverse that there is a value for every participant. Our Workshops are popular with Schools and Corporates
Some Advantages of our Kitchen Gardening themed work-shops are listed below.
- Improve your health by consuming self grown organic, pesticide free food.
- Drastically reduce the risk of numerous diseases and lifestyle problems like diabetes, pressure etc.
- Consume food packed with nutrition. Esp. Microgreens which have 40% more nutrition than regular greens.
- When growing your own food, your diet is more diverse and healthy, packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
- Save money on groceries. Dramatically reduce your monthly food expense.
- Earn a hobby, a therapeutic stress buster
- Respect our Farmer
- Avoid Wastage of food
- Best Taste comes from home grown food
- Fun engagement for the family
- Bond with mother nature & best is you get Vitamin D
Why Partner with Village Story ?
Employee Engagement and Motivation
When employees are engaged, they are more likely to invest in the work they do which leads to a higher quality of work produced. This is especially true with our sessions. By investing in employee engagement, companies will be able to increase productivity, work quality, and retain top talent. Employee engagement is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organisation to give of their best each day, committed to their organisation’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being.
Mental Health and Well Being
Our workshops help you to de-stress, connect with nature, learn a few tips that can be easily incorporated into your lifestyle. There are studies which show that growing your own plants can help in improving your mood, increases your sense of responsibility and even promotes brain health. Just being around plants can be a stress-buster for most people.
Sustainability – A serious topic
In today’s world it is becoming increasingly important for every individual to incorporate structural behavioral changes that can positively impact our planet’s health.Just awareness is not enough any more.Most employees feel a sense of pride towards their company for actively making initiatives to work towards a greener planet. In future these initiatives may be mandatory and not an option.Village Story engages with many sustainable sessions. Our back to basics , going back to roots concepts are some meaningful engagements which empower employees to take on a role as a contributor towards a greener planet. Whether it’s saving water, planting trees or recycling; all our sessions have a positive impact on sustainability.
How do we work ?
To work with us; we would recommend having an initial 30 minute call where we can understand your needs and expectations. Post the call we will get back to you in 72 hours with a suitable custommade proposal outlining all details and costs involved.
Alternatively you can collaborate with us for a fixed period of 6 months to a year where we can plan a series of webinars and mini events to engage your employees. We submit the engagement calendar keeping all occasions in mind. Village Story can conduct workshops and seminars completely tailor made to suit your needs. This can be for small groups of 10 to larger groups of 1000. A workshop involving immersive on-site visits would need a group size of at least 20 people, and there is no limit to the number in case of a virtual session.We have an extensive network of facilitators; who are experts in their field and can share valuable information on a plethora of topics.
Below are Our best-selling workshops
all about Microgreens is our most popular workshop. This has been shared with over 1,00,000+ participants
Growing mushrooms at home is another popular session.
Urban gardening is popular amongst all working people with busy lifestyles. This is the perfect introduction for all green thumb enthusiasts.
Our sessions with schools are very close to our hearts. We genuinely believe that teaching children about sustainable living can lead to lifelong changes and a deeper understanding of nature. Our programs are suitable for children aged 3 – 12 years.
The virtual sessions are kept as interactive as possible. Most virtual workshops include a small kit for all participants to experience the session, quizzes and games.
The live sessions could include farm visits, actual sowing and gardening experience with various tools, pottery sessions, DIY crafts, recycling, composting and many more.
The live sessions can be planned at your school or on location; based on your individual needs.
Why Partner with Village Story and What are your Benefits?
Learning about sustainability can be fun, engaging and empowering. It allows students to take responsibility for their actions and to contribute towards a sustainable future.
Today, Sustainability is not a separate subject – it is embedded across all relevant learning areas.
India today has 7 of the world’s most polluted cities; we can safely say that correcting this course falls on the shoulders of today’s Children. It is essential for children to get an understanding of sustainable living
We believe that young environmentalists can make a big difference.
We make learning fun.The children are encouraged to practice what they learn in their daily lives at homes and in the classrooms.
Our Sessions encourages behavioural changes that
1.Improves student imagination and enthusiasm levels.
2. Encourages learning that transcends the classroom.
3. Critical and creative thinking skills are enhanced.
4. Encourage tolerance and understanding
5. State and National learning standards are met for multiple subjects.
6. Noticeable decline in biophobia and nature deficit disorders.
7. Healthy lifestyles are encouraged.
8. Encourage students to plant trees and the importance of a green cover.
9. Encourage students to set up a kitchen garden at school and explain why trees & clean food are important to the environment.
Some habits that we try to instil or introduce
Introduction to the 3 R’s: Reduce waste, Reuse resources, and Recycle materials.
We encourage children to be Energy Warriors – Consume less electricity, turn off all appliances when not in use, less is more, importance of digital detox.(Start in classrooms)
Reuse Vs dispose – avoid single use plastics, recycle as much as possible.
Waste watchers – stop wasting food, water, paper and other precious resources.Always pick up waste.
Our offering can be tailored to suit any age group. Get in touch with us to explore collaboration opportunities.
Below are some of The most popular sessions for kids
Gardening With Kids
Importance of Growing your own food.
Upcycle – Recycle and Reuse
Puppets with Stories
Traditional Forgotten Games.
Friendly Bees and Butterflies
All about Trees
Our virtual sessions with schools is extremely interactive and interesting. All our facilitators are trained to interact with children and hold their attention span. Through our sessions the children learn, retain and practice without the feeling of classroom pressure. The three month package is generally the most effective, where kids get to experience what they learn.