Re: [fukuoka_farming] Can we venture CSA in India ...
- Yes I can participate in preserving and multiplying the seed.
The ultimate goal of natural farming is not simply growing crops but the cultivation and perfection of human beings. Masanobu Fukuoka
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> From: "rwhsystem-fukuoka@..." <rwhsystem-fukuoka@...>
>To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Thursday, 8 March 2012 10:12 AM
>Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Can we venture CSA in India ...
>There are many local varities of paddy crop which have fancy name in the local dialect like "kapur gundhi" grown rarely in Chattisgarh and Western Odisha in Mahanadi river basin area.
>It is small and thin rice having the smell of Kapur.
>Can someone help in preserving and multiplying the seed.
>Farmer from Chattisgarh, India.
>From: Harish Amur <harishamur@...>
>Sent: Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 22:23
>Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Can we venture CSA in India ? Fw: 2012 Georgia CSA Guide & SE Beginning Farmer Mixer
>The 'technical solution' is a cake walk for the techies, including me.
>However the real challenge is elsewhere! Let me illustrate with an example.
>Here is the translation of an article on 'Sri. Shankar Langati' in a local
>Some of the paddy varieties are 'Mugadha dodagya(मुगध दोडग्या), Mugadha
>Siri(मुगध सिरि), Kumkuma Sali(कुंकुम सालि), Kaaga Sali(कागसालि), Dambar
>Sali( डांबर सालि), Kumuda(कुमुद), Krishna Kumuda(कृष्ण कुमुद), Bangara
>Kaddi(बंगार कड्डि), Ratna Choodi(रत्न चूडि), Gandhasali( गंधसालि),
>Try making sense of the names of the Paddy. Even I cannot make sense of
>them. It is not a thing of intellectual ability :) We need to know the
>seeds, lest they become just a few names. I believe, it is not enough that
>the information is captured. We need to understand much more. How do we
>deal with this? :)
>I think the online or technical platforms are very 'impersonal' in nature
>and I am beginning to dislike them. We should be moving to a more
>'personal' ways of dealing with things like this. If the online presence
>persists (or is available) in the future in the same as it is today, we
>will also have other means of communication, such as phone etc. Even travel
>should be feasible. The relevance of 'local' seeds across borders should be
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