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One-Straw Education

Masanobu Fukuoka was the godfather of modern permaculture… he developed the idea of natural farming and demonstrated that it was possible to live an abundant, satisfying life with a minimum of effort.   975 more words

The One-Straw Revolution

Somehow, despite the profoundly significant work of an inspiring man who showed the world how to farm in harmony with nature… the majority of modern agriculture is still literally dragging it’s knuckles in the dirt and stumbles on thoughtlessly churning up the earth in a futile attempt to increase upon the abundant supply of food the soil can easily provide.   68 more words


Sowing seeds in the desert...

Masanobu Fukuoka, it is fair to say, has had a big impact on our lives.

If you haven’t read The One Straw Revolution, then you must. 233 more words

Bounty in a Year of Rest

Harvest time has come around once again.  Hot sun and icy breezes fight over which season should dominate, and as the leaves decide whether or not to turn just yet, I look back over the easy rhythm I found with the garden this year. 414 more words

Seasonal Updates

But Why?

While it is interesting to know ‘how’ Crop Stop 2.0 is being shaped, it is important for us to remember ‘why’ it is happening. Eating, buying, and supporting businesses locally is an almost cliched initiative today. 248 more words

Student Posts

One Straw At A Time: Fukuoka's Do-Nothing Revolution

The One-Straw Revolution
Masanobu Fukuoka

A philosophical and spiritual treatise on the natural farming methods developed by Masanobu Fukuoka during his decades of research and practice on his farm on the island of Shikoku, Japan – The One-Straw Revolution espouses a Zen-inspired, no-till, no-cultivation, “do nothing” system that is non-polluting, chemical and fossil fuel-free, and contextualizes human knowledge, effort, and existence within the larger scope of Nature’s processes. 208 more words


Green Manure aka cover crops

Hello hello everybody, this is my second day posting to our blog hooray! I have to say, I had my doubts about starting this blog but you guys have really surprised me. 470 more words