Morning Walk Around Farm

July 31, 1976, New Mayapur (French farm)
Prabhupada: You have so much land to cultivate here.
Devotee (1): ...they produce a type of nut.
Prabhupada: Who eats that?
Devotee (1): We can eat. We roast in the oven, it is very good, offer it to the Deities.
Prabhupada: [break].... A small potato, in the sukta you gave it?
Harikesa: No, that was radish.
Devotee (1): See from the garden many tomatoes and squash. Cauliflower is coming also.
Prabhupada: [break] ...a large stock of water.
Devotee (1): Yes. There is lots of water underground, but it requires great equipment to bring it up in order to water all the land.
Prabhupada: What is the difficulty?
Devotee (1): We have only the previous pump which was here before, and it's not strong enough to water everything. So we need to install a new pump to get more water.
Prabhupada: This land ours?
Hari-sauri: Yes. Where that hump is on the brown field, up to that, where that tree is. Most of our land extends this way.
Bhagavan: Our land is mostly here.
Devotee (1): We have just taken barley from this field, Srila Prabhupada, many grains.
Devotee (2): This is some, some buckwheat barley.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. [break] ...Castle?
Devotee (1): This is what they call a water castle. The water goes up and there's a big reservoir, and then by pressure it distributes to the houses.
Prabhupada: So it is not being used?
Devotee (1): Oh, yes. [break] ...where we grow most of the flowers for the Deities.
Prabhupada: Oh, that greenhouse. That's a greenhouse?
Bhagavan: We have built that this year.
Hari-sauri: How many cows?
Devotee (1): We have three milking cows and four that will be milking. We're experimenting with different types of cows, the Brown Swiss.
Prabhupada: [break] Thank you. [break] ...You have got?
Devotee (2): One.
Prabhupada: What does it do?
Devotee (2): Pulling the loads, heavy loads.
Bhagavan: [break].... It's too narrow here right now, Prabhupada will be going in.... [break]
Devotee (1): Yes, the trees also is our forest.
Hari-sauri: These are nice paths for walking, very open.
Bhagavan: This way we have to go.
Prabhupada: Why they congesting the city in this, such light? [break] ...very nicely, people may seek out. Thank you. All right. (laughter)
Hari-sauri: He was going to give him a flower, and then just as Prabhupada reached out he took it back.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. [break].... to capture him. (cow bells) He's very young?
Devotee (1): One year.
Prabhupada: Bull
Devotee (1): Cow.
Bhagavan: This here, and the vegetable garden is up here.
Devotee (2): This is mung dahl, Srila Prabhupada, mung dahl. And these are marigolds. We put them in the greenhouse because it gives a longer season. Then we'll have more flowers for the garlands for the Deities.
Bhagavan: These are all table grapes.
Devotee (1): They are melons, Srila Prabhupada. You can see here, Srila Prabhupada.
Hari-sauri: There are melons also, Srila Prabhupada.
Devotee (2): Here are flowers. This is a heater for the winter to keep the temperature up. We try to grow tomatoes for the Deities in the winter.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. (end)

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