The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.
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The Man Who Created a Broker-Free Market for Farmers

The Man Who Created a Broker-Free Market for Farmers

Dec 27, 2017-- Prateek Sharma was born to a family of farmers in a village close to Bhopal, India. He started farming as a child along with his family but eventually left his village and accomplished a successful career in the city as a chief manager of a prominent Indian bank. What prompted him then to quit his lucrative job to return to tending to the earth as a community farmer? Sharma's inspiring journey as an organic farmer is one of initial failures, and his subsequent successes shaped by Sharma's values of sustainability, community, and justice. (5851 reads)


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Take ActionToday as you eat a meal, take a few moments of gratitude as you reflect on all the causes and conditions, from the earthwork and the farmers, to the trucks and the grocery store, that may have brought your meal to you today.



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