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Re: [fukuoka_farming] India, Sustainability and NF

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  • Yugandhar S
    Dear Nandan Sir, Thanks for all the detailed and useful information. Regards Yugandhar On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Nandan Palaparambil
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      Dear Nandan Sir,
      Thanks for all the detailed and useful information.

      Regards
      Yugandhar

      On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Nandan Palaparambil <p_k_nandanan@...
      > wrote:

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      >
      > Dear Yugandhar,
      >
      > Nice to hear about the group of 4 coming to natural farming.
      >
      > I don't know anyone near Hyderabad doing natural farming. You can contact -
      > Suresh Kossarraju - sureshkosaraju@...<sureshkosaraju%40yahoo.co.in>- who had translated one straw revolution (
      >
      > Gaddiparakato viplavam) to Telugu and had met Fukuoka during one of his
      > visit to India. He may be able to help you.
      >
      > Also contact Bablu Ganguly of Timbaktu collective - www.timbaktu.org. He
      > was also inspired by Fukuoka and started this.
      >
      > There is one organic farmer Mr. Goriparthi Narasimha Raju Yadav in Krishna
      > disrtrict of AP who was awarded Padmasri by Indian government. He entered
      > the Limca Book of Records when a mango tree on his farm gave a yield of 23,
      > 456 mangoes.
      >
      > Here is the woof india farmers list -
      > http://woofindia.blogspot.com/2008/09/woof-india-list.html. I haven't
      > visited any of these farms..
      >
      > Will send contact numbers of Subash Sharma and Narayana reddy in a separate
      > mail.
      >
      > Keep in touch and share the group's experiences
      >
      > Regards,
      > Nandan
      > +91-9845180292
      >
      > --- On Wed, 10/21/09, Yugandhar S <s.yugandhar@...<s.yugandhar%40gmail.com>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > From: Yugandhar S <s.yugandhar@... <s.yugandhar%40gmail.com>>
      > Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] India, Sustainability and NF
      >
      > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com <fukuoka_farming%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 3:31 PM
      >
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      >
      > Dear Nandan sir,
      >
      > We are a group of four friends interested in natural farming. We have done
      >
      > some homework on it. We have visited the web sites of Bhaskar Save,
      >
      > Kailashmurthy etc.
      >
      > I want to know any established natural farmer practicing in and around
      >
      > Hyderabad (AP). We have found one such farmer and made a visit, but that
      >
      > farm is very much in initial stages.
      >
      > Please let us know of any such farmers' contact details. Can you also share
      >
      > the contact details of Sri Subhash Sharma and Sri Narayana Reddy ( e-mail,
      >
      > web sites, phones etc). The website you mentioned does not have a list of
      >
      > farmers. Can you please provide the direct link to it ( if any ).
      >
      > I have also contacted Sri Raju Titus and Sri Umendra Dutt.
      >
      > Thanks and Regards
      >
      > Yugandhar
      >
      > On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 1:36 PM, Nandan Palaparambil <p_k_nandanan@
      > yahoo.com
      >
      > > wrote:
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      > > Hi Thomas,
      >
      > >
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      > > You can try the farms listed in - www.wwoofindia. org, world wide
      >
      > > opportunity for organic farmers..
      >
      > >
      >
      > > Other farmers which will be good to visit will be
      >
      > >
      >
      > > Bhaskar Save
      >
      > > Subash Sharma
      >
      > > Kailashamurthy
      >
      > > Narayana Reddy
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      > >
      >
      > > Will give the contact details in a separate mail.
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      > >
      >
      > > It will be nice to visit the communities. .navadarshanam and timbaktu.
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      > >
      >
      > > I can give a few farmers in kerala also later and welcome to visit my
      > farm
      >
      > > also in palakkad, kerala
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      > >
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      > > Regards,
      >
      > > Nandan
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      > > --- On Tue, 10/13/09, thomcprestes <thomcprestes@ yahoo.com.
      > br<thomcprestes% 40yahoo.com. br>>
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      > > From: thomcprestes <thomcprestes@ yahoo.com. br<thomcprestes%
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      > > Subject: [fukuoka_farming] India, Sustainability and NF
      >
      > > To: fukuoka_farming@ yahoogroups. com <fukuoka_farming% 40yahoogroups.
      > com>
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      > > Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 10:21 PM
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      > >
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      > > Dear friends,
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      > >
      >
      > > I'm going to India (arriving in Chennai on the 9th December), and I'm
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      > > planning to live and work for a while in a few different places such as
      > in
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      > > an organic/natural farm in Auroville (which is a city/community close to
      >
      > > Pondicherry) , in a school called Sholai School, which has a few farms,
      > lots
      >
      > > of alternative energy projects and so on, close to Kodaikanal, in Tamil
      > Nadu
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      > > as well, and at the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary in Kerala, where I'll
      >
      > > probably be working with both farming and conservation of native plants.
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      > >
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      > > One of the main things I want to explore in India is sustainability,
      >
      > > meaning specially natural farming, natural building, appropriate
      > technology
      >
      > > (alternative energy and so on) and simple and sane living.
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      > >
      >
      > > I'll surely try to visit as many Natural Farmers as I can (hopefully
      > quite
      >
      > > a few from this mailing list), perhaps work for them for a while as a
      >
      > > volunteer\apprentic e, and I'll be writing to them as soon as my plans of
      >
      > > visiting them become a bit more concrete.
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      > >
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      > > Now I thought it could be useful to write to this mailing list asking for
      >
      > > any suggestions regarding places such as farms, communities etc., which
      >
      > > would be worth visiting, or events, meetings etc. that would be worth
      >
      > > attending. I'm obviously specially interested in Natural Farming, but
      > would
      >
      > > be happy to hear suggestions regarding others of my interests as well.
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      > >
      >
      > > I'm also very interested in yoga, nutrition and health in general
      >
      > > (ayurveda), clothes making etc. If anyone wants to send me a message
      > which
      >
      > > is not really about Natural Farming, you could perhaps email me directly
      > on
      >
      > > thomasprestes@ gmail.com
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      > > Thank you,
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      > > Thomas
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