Fernando, Pablo, Honrado, and Tania Salobrenha are sending their love from the village Sao Bento de Sapucai, close to Sao Paulo in Brasil, where they practise the Homa fires with friends on Tania’s farm.
In December, 2009 there was an unseasonal storm in the Dhule/ Jalgaon region of North Maharashtra. 35,000 hectares of farmland was damaged. Hundreds of thousands of rupees of crop losses were reported by farmers in the area. In the district of Parola 49 villages were affected. In some places, 2 feet of ice were reported in the fields from the hail storm. The ice remained in some fields for 3 days after the storm.