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March 30, 2020
Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 we went on our first boundary walk of the land for our 2nd 1000 Tree Project – the Suvarna Yojane. The first application for the 1000 Tree Project was filed in January of 2018. Our neighbouring 4 farmers – 3 men and 1 woman – brought together 10 acres of land...
…..  I only went out for a walk into the wilderness, and finally concluded to stay out on the land, for going out, I found, was really going in. In every walk with Nature I have received far more than I sought…..
27 May our small village home is being set up for our dwelling…. planting moringa, curry leaf, pomegranate, neem trees and some flowering bushes; planning for a hammock space in the backyard; locating the papaya pit circle and the trelise crops on the fence in the frontyard; fixing the laundry wash stone and so on...
After a year long rendezvous with the paper-work and associated legalities we finally have the legal ownership of the land that we start our project work on. The process of procuring land, especially in Karnataka can be daunting, wanting a weak-hearted to give up eventually. The entire experience with ‘land’ has been insightful and has...
.. if there is one teacher to patience, it is this..Try buying land in India, and as a single woman.  It teaches you tolerance, patience and optimism and so much more… While you think you finally can start living and working on the land, there comes the next hurdle.. legal titles, division of property between...