The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics)

The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics) Author Masanobu Fukuoka
ISBN-10 1590173139
ISBN-13 9781590173138
Year 2009-06-02
Pages 200
Language English
Publisher NYRB Classics
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Call it Zen and the Art of Farming or a Little Green Book Masanobu Fukuokas manifesto about farming eating and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food At the same time it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world As Wendell Berry writes in his preface the book is valuable to us because it is at once practical and philosophical It is an inspiring necessary book about agriculture because it is not just about agriculture Trained as a scientist Fukuoka rejected both modern agribusiness and centuries of agricultural practice deciding instead that the best forms of cultivation mirror natures own laws Over the next three decades he perfected his so called do nothing technique commonsense sustainable practices that all but eliminate the use of pesticides fertilizer tillage and perhaps most significantly wasteful effort Whether youre a guerrilla gardener or a kitchen gardener dedicated to slow food or simply looking to live a healthier life you will find something hereyou may even be moved to start a revolution of your own

Urban Farming

Urban Farming Author Thomas Fox
ISBN-10 9781935484837
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 416