What’s nature trying to do here?

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American academic Larry Korn gave a very entertaining and enlightening talk on the philosophy and practise of natural farming at a packed Wexford Library last Thursday. The talk was the last in the current series the library has been running with Future-Proof Wexford.

Oregon-based Larry Korn is an iconic and influential figure in the world of natural farming. His passion for the “methodless method” approach to farming developed back in the 1970s when he spent time living and working on the farm of innovative Japanese farmer Masanobu Fukuoka. The latter, who passed away in 2008, is now seen as being a pioneer and, dare one say it, ground-breaker (keep reading!), of the natural farming movement. Korn 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.
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Understanding Natural Farming with Larry Korn

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The next talk in the Wexford Library / Future-Proof Wexford series sees acclaimed American natural farming expert, Larry Korn, speak on the philosophy and practise of natural farming and permaculture.

Larry Korn is an iconic figure in the world of natural farming, permaculture, and sustainability. The defining move in his life was back in the 1970s when he took himself off to Japan where he lived and worked on the farm of Masanobu Fukuoka, a pioneer and world leader of the natural farming movement. Korn 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.
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