Homa Organic Farming Presented to Polish Organic Farmers

By Dr. Barry Rathner
Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya, Poland, Europe

Abhay Mutalik Desai, an award-winning Homa Organic Farmer from Belgaum, Karnataka, India, visited Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya in Poland, in May and shared his experience and expertise with our Homa farm community.

In his three PowerPoint demonstrations, the data clearly showed the improvement that Homa Organic Farming provides over traditional organic farming (as well as non-organic farming). Continue reading “Homa Organic Farming Presented to Polish Organic Farmers”

Advances of Homa Farming in Satsang Farm, Curacavi, Chile

by Carolina Morales Pavez,
Agricultural Engineer

      The development of organic Homa farming in the Satsang farm,  located in Curacaví-Chile, has had important advances in respect to the agro-ecological design developed by Karina Ohme and Juan José Rodrigues.

      This involves aspects on biological adaptation of the agro-ecosystem through the establishment of a greater diversity of species, in addition to the functional and native flora, the medicinal and aromatic herbs and horticultural crops, important for food. Continue reading “Advances of Homa Farming in Satsang Farm, Curacavi, Chile”

Homa Ecological Farming Workshop at Technology Center For Sustainability, Santiago, Chile

 By Carolina Morales Pavez, Agricultural Engineer

       The Technological Center for Sustainability (CTS) invited the ‘Quintuple Sendero’ (Fivefold Path) Foundation to hold a workshop on Homa Ecological Farming, in its dependencies in the community Buin – situated in the Metropolitan Region. Continue reading “Homa Ecological Farming Workshop at Technology Center For Sustainability, Santiago, Chile”

Canchones Agricultural Experimental Station of Arturo Prat University, Iquique, Chile

 By Carolina Morales Pavez,
Agronomist

During the Spring-Summer season in 2006 – 2007 at the Canchones Experimental Station, belonging to the Arturo Prat University of Iquique-Chile, an experiment was carried out with the cultivation of melon (Cucumis melo, cultivar Arava), under two systems of cultivation: Homa Agriculture and Conventional Agriculture (use of agrochemicals). In this sector, the records under the conventional production system indicate that this crop takes between 5 to 6 months to be ready for harvesting and marketing.


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Williams Antonio Mundini Chirinos, Shakti Centre, Puerto Real, Spain

Williams Antonio Mundini Chirinos
Shakti Centre
Puerto Real, Spain

    I am 63 years old and I am originally from Venezuela. Last year I started with the practice of Homa Therapy, which I came to know through Mr. Ricardo Mena and his wife Christa.
My experience is the following:
I have 20 egg laying hens.

After doing Agnihotra several times on the small farm, we got 12 chicks. Normally they do not hatch eggs and they did not do it in 3 years until I started practicing the Homa Fires.

  His wife confirms: We were told that these chickens genetically could not hatch, but in the wake of the Homa fires they started hatching eggs.   
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Abhay Mutalik Desai Receives Dharti Mitra National Award for Organic Agriculture, New Delhi, India

       Mr. Abhay Mutalik Desai received the 2nd place of the "Dharti Mitra National Award" for Organic Agriculture. This happened at the 19th World Organic Congress in November 2017 held at Delhi. It was launched by the organization "Organic India" to recognize the invaluable service that organic farmers provide to agriculture, ecology and to the society of India. Continue reading “Abhay Mutalik Desai Receives Dharti Mitra National Award for Organic Agriculture, New Delhi, India”

Irma Castillo, Region of Antofagasta, Chile, Receives Recognition from Agro-Ecological Symposium

Award for Development of Homa Ecological Agriculture in First Symposium for Family Agriculture

   
The Agricultural Development Institute (INDAP), of the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture
, organized on 6 and 7 September 2017, the 1st Symposium on Agro-ecology for Family Agriculture. Recognition was given for the creativity and effort to those small farmers and/or their organizations, which develop agro-ecological production systems in the country’s agricultural food sector. Continue reading “Irma Castillo, Region of Antofagasta, Chile, Receives Recognition from Agro-Ecological Symposium”

Organic Certification for ‘Satsang’ Homa Farm, Curacaví, Chile

Satsang is part of the Organization of Organic Producers of Curacaví
        On Friday, May 5th, Curacaví, OPOC’s Internal Control Officer, Sebastián Morales, visited the Satsang farm to verify on the ground that it meets the requirements of the Chilean regulations to be declared an organic farm. During the inspection, Sebastián Morales approved of the organic Homa cultivation techniques that are used in Satsang, a farm that last year was registered with OPOC in Chile.

       The following weekend, on Sunday, May 14th, members of the Forest Guard Network, led by Isidora Huici and Fabián Guerrero, visited the Satsang farm to harvest seeds of native Chilean trees, such as Boldo, Quillay and Peumo, to help reforesting the hills affected by forest fires in Chile last summer.
      At the time, the volunteers of the Network also took Agnihotra ash to mix with the seeds, helping their healthy and vigorous germination and growth.
(Photographs: courtesy of Fabián Guerrero)

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