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At Amritapuri huge efforts are being made to grow food organically, including proposals for thousands of acres to be farmed in this way.  In the rest of India it is common to use pesticides to grow crops and then spray them to preserve them for sale.  Amma wants all the ashram food to be organic.

“When Amma sees the organic vegetables that
have been grown, she gets a big smile on her face.”