In Uttarakhand, women use a traditional method to store grass for their cattle.
"Because winters are usually long and severe in Uttarakhand, local inhabitants have developed several methods to store the products needed when the state is covered by snow. Luxmi learnt about one of this storage method – traditional, yet innovative and decided to report about it: grass storage on the trees for winter season.
By storing nehar – a particular sort of grass – this way, the villagers better preserve it. It dries well, and can be used throughout winter. It is a crucial asset for them, and enable them to feed their cattle during winter, so they get all essential milky product” explains Luxmi.
Thus, this storing techniques has proved its qualities and efficiency. But as many traditional agricultural methods, it is slowly abandoned today. Luxmi wishes that her video help keeping this practice alive, and generalize in Uttarakhand.
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