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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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Larry Korn Events

April 5th, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Larry Korn at Village Books

Location: Village Books, Bellingham, WA | Authors: Larry Korn

Larry Korn will speak about his new book, "One-Straw Revolutionary" at Village Books on April 5 at 7:00 PM. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event. "One-Straw Revolutionary" represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 – 2008), widely considered to be natural farming’s most influential practitioner. Through his own personal narrative, Larry Korn distills his experience of more than thirty-five years of study with Mr. Fukuoka. Readers will delight in this personal insight into one of the world’s leading agricultural thinkers.

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

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