In this video, M. R. Hari displays a huge banana bunch from his one-and-a-half cent Miyawaki-style fruit forest, and proves how these organic products, harvested from one’s own plot, are priceless gifts. Miyawaki forests give us fresh air, rainwater in our wells, protection from dust and noise from outside, the sight of visiting birds and butterflies – experiences that no money can buy. If we wish to assess a Miyawaki forest in monetary terms, the expense on one cent of Miyawaki forest will be only one lakh rupees, equivalent to three air-conditioners, inverter and paraphernalia. If we extend the forest to two cents, we’ll get a permanently cool atmosphere without any expenditure on electricity. Thus the plants will take care of us.
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