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The Way of the Farmer

Masanobu Fukuoka

Extravagance of desire is the fundamental cause which has led the world into its present predicament. Fast rather than slow, more rather than less -- this flashy "development" is linked d...

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25K reads, 11 comments

The Difference Between Natural and Unnatural

Masanobu Fukuoka

For thirty years I lived only in my farming and had little contact with people outside my own community.  During those years I was heading in a straight line toward a "do nothing" agric...

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171K reads, 21 comments

Do-Nothing Cultivation

Masanobu Fukuoka

The usual way to go about developing a method is to ask, "How about trying this?" or "How about trying that?" bringing in a variety of techniques one upon the other. This is modern agriculture and it...

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44K reads, 13 comments