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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

June 4th, 2016 - 12:00 am

Larry Korn at Mother Earth News Fair Oregon

Location: 3700 Knox Butte Rd. E, Albany, OR, 97322 | Authors: Larry Korn

Larry Korn will present at the 2016 Mother Earth News Fair in Oregon on June 4-5. This year's fair will take place at the Linn County Expo Center. Larry will present a workshop on Saturday on Masanobu Fukuoka from 4:00-5:00 PM on the Organic Gardening Stage.

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

June 4th, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Larry Korn at Oregon Mother Earth News Fair

Location: 3700 Knox Butte Rd. E, Albany, OR, 97322 | Authors: Larry Korn

Larry Korn will sign copies of his book "One Straw Revolutionary" at the Oregon Mother Earth News Fair on Saturday at 5:00 PM.

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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 

June 10th, 2016 - 12:00 am

Larry Korn at Soil Sun Soul Workshop

Location: Mas Pujou, Olot, Spain | Authors: Larry Korn

Larry Korn will lead a seven day workshop on the theory and practice of Masanobu Fukuoka’s natural farming in Spain from June 10-17. In this workshop, Larry Korn will lead an exploration of the philosophy and practical techniques of Masanobu Fukuoka, pioneer and world leader of the natural farming movement. Larry lived at Mr. Fukuoka’s farm for two years in the 1970s and translated his best-selling book, The One-Straw Revolution. He also traveled with Mr. Fukuoka on two 6-week visits to the United States. This is a rare opportunity to get an inside look at what natural farming actually, and who Mr. Fukuoka was as a person. Regular registration for this workshop is priced at 550 Euro.

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

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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