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Larry Korn

Larry Korn

Larry Korn is an American who lived and worked on the farm of Masanobu Fukuoka for more than two years in the early 1970s. He is translator and editor of the English-language edition of Mr. Fukuoka’s The One-Straw Revolution and editor of his later book, Sowing Seeds in the Desert. Korn accompanied Mr. Fukuoka on his visits to the United States in 1979 and 1986. He studied Asian history, soil science, and plant nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked in wholesale and retail plant nurseries, as a soil scientist for the California Department of Forestry, and as a residential landscape contractor in the San Francisco Bay Area. Korn has taught many courses and workshops about natural farming, permaculture, and local food production throughout the United States. He currently lives in Ashland, Oregon.

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In 1975 Masanobu Fukuoka wrote The One-Straw Revolution, a best-selling book that described his life’s journey, his philosophy, and farming techniques.

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September 5th, 2017 - 9:30 am

Larry Korn at 2017 National Heirloom Expo

Location: National Heirloom Expo, Santa Rosa, CA | Authors: Larry Korn

The Natural Farming Of Masanobu Fukuoka. Mr. Korn is an American who lived and worked on the famous farm of Masanobu Fukuoka in Japan for more than two years in the early 1970s

Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Biography & Memoir | Spirituality & Philosophy
Format: Workshop 
Book: One-Straw Revolutionary - The Philosophy and Work of Masanobu Fukuoka 

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