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About The Book
Venkat Iyer was living a fast-paced life in the IT world in Mumbai whenhe decided to stop and take a long, hard look at where he was headed.Disheartened by his stressful existence in the city, he decided to giveit all upand take up organic farming in a small village near Mumbai.But it wasn t easy. With no experience in agriculture, his journey wasfraught with uncertainty. He soon went from negotiating tough clients,strict deadlines and traffic to looking forward to his first bumper cropof moong. As he battled erratic weather conditions and stubbornfarm animals, he discovered a world with fresh air and organic food,one where he could lead a more wholesome existence. At timeshilarious, and other times profound, this book follows his extraordinarystory.
About The Author
Born in 1966, Venkateshwaran Iyer (Venkat) is a science graduate and acertified project manager. He last worked with IBM in Mumbai as a projectmanager for software implementations. After working for seventeen yearsin the IT industry, he quit his job in 2004 to live on his own organic farm inPeth village in Dahanu taluka, Palghar district, Maharashtra. This is his firstbook.