By Dr. Barry Rathner
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”
|Bhrugu Aranya is a blossoming International Ecovillage, the only one of its kind in Poland. Since 1995, Bhrugu Aranya has grown from a small organic farm into a holistic educational centre.
|Here, in this unique atmosphere, people come to experience healing, meditation, organic gardening and unity with nature on a profound level.
This is an educational centre for learning about Homa Therapy & the Ayurvedic fire practice of Agnihotra in an experiential way. Continue reading “Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya | A Centre of Light for Europe”
An interview conducted by Mary Lee Weir with British author & environmental activist, Sir Julian Rose.
Julian is one of the pioneers of UK organic farming, commencing the conversion of his farm in 1975. He developed a theory of local production and consumption which he named “The Proximity Principle.” His advice has been sought by local authorites, development agencies and government. Julian has written and broadcast extensively and has just completed a book “Changing Course For Life – Local Solutions to Global Problems”, about the radical changes needed to bring new hope to society.
Homa Farm: Bhrugu Aranya
“In our concentric circle garden we grow vegetables and herbs. When we came here, of course it was just a field which had not been gardened. This is not a farming area. The soil is very bad, acidic. We kept working the soil and things were growing beautifully. And then we felt we should have the soil tested. So we tested it and it was tested very acidic (pH = 4.4) and the people in the department where we had it tested said to us, ‘We are sorry to let you know that nothing will grow here.’ But as you can see from the pictures, everything is growing here.”
Continue reading “Parvati & Jarek Bizberg’s Story”