Published Jan 22, 2010
India, Gandhi, and PFI?
By Luke Gran
Hi there followers of Practical Farmers of Iowa,
All this ice, snow, rain, and clouds have given me a great opportunity to dive into good reading materials.
In a recent issue of “Yes! Magazine” there was a fascinating article with Vandana Shiva, farmer, seed activist, thinker, and physicist from India.
In it, Shiva responds to the question of the relevance of Gandhi to the India of 2010. Some say that Gandhi is irrelevant in a world of terror, but Vandana had some really thought provoking things to share. I thought I would give a run-down of the Gandhi wisdom and how PFI is working towards that.
Thru the United States Testing Network PFI is working together with many plant breeders to put more choice in the marketplace for seed so farmers can choose high quality non-GMO genetics to plant for their farms.
Read the whole article here: http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/the-new-economy/vandana-shiva-on-gandhi-for-today2019s-world/?searchterm=Vandana
Things at PFI Next Generation are going well, we are looking forward to next Tuesday January 26, 2010 for the first of 4 consecutive online seminars (“Farminars”) at 7:00-8:30 PM C.S.T. for more information, go to practicalfarmers.org/farminar