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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

July 24th, 2016 - 12:00 am

Larry Korn at SOPI PDC

Location: 1133 Old Hwy 99 S, Ashland, OR, 97520 | Authors: Larry Korn

Larry Korn will participate in a two week intensive PDC, 72 hour international credit curriculum plus Seed Saving hands-on workshops. This course is hosted at Restoration Seeds farm and Includes camping and three vegetarian meals per day. Discount for couples $50 each. Course photographer, assisted cook or student $100 discounts. Course Fee, Super Early $1,150 by May 24, Early $1,250 by June 24, Regular $1,400.

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

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