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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 8th, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Larry Korn at the 2015 National Heirloom Expo

Location: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA, 95404 | Authors: Larry Korn

At this year's National Heirloom Expo, which will take place September 8-10 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Larry Korn will be a speaker. Korn's speech, "The Philosophy and Work of Masanobu Fukuoka: The One-Straw Revolution," will take place on September 8th from 3:00-4:00PM in the E.C. Kraft Building. Tickets to the expo may be purchased for $30, though single-day tickets are also available.

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

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