Bulbs for microcredit business, many questions for IBS members

Jim McKenney jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com
Sun, 03 Dec 2006 10:55:45 PST
Joe, I'm pretty sure some bulbs are already being grown commercially in

I've bought packages of Scadoxus multiflorus and Zephyranthes grandiflora
labeled "grown in India" and I think Gloriosa is also grown. 

When I was in Bangalore, I was told about a local company which raised glads
and other ornamentals for the cut flower market.

Do you know about the program the Mennonites have which allows American
subscribers to buy a farm animal for third world families? For instance, you
can buy a chicken, a goat, a cow and so on. That was the first thing I
thought of when I read about your plan. 

Why didn't I think of this! What a great idea. Please keep us updated as it

Jim McKenney
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