by Masanobu Fukuoka (New York Review Books Classics, 2009 200 pages ISBN: 978-1590173138. Review by Kim Jordan. This week I've read an extraordinary book, Masanobu Fukuoka's One Straw Revolution. Penny1 Full Member Posts: 21 Joined: Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:18 pm Location: 6a. The One-Straw Revolution was Fukuoka’s first book and in it he sets out his beliefs about how to farm, live and eat.Written when Fukuoka was 61, the book begins with a brief account of why he turned his back on a career in plant pathology some thirty five years earlier. In his later years, Fukuoka was involved with several projects to reduce desertification throughout the world. On the occasion of his second death anniversary, DNA talks to Indian farmers whose lives were transformed by Fukuoka’s radical vision of farming, nature, and life. Have a great summer, what's left of it. The One-Straw Revolution . 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. He spent his final years in Sisters Beach in north-west Tasmania. No one understood my intention, sadly ;) If I ever made an artwork inspired by a book from a "permaculture library", The One-Straw Revolution would be first on my list. The One Straw Revolution on the other hand, is a publication that I would have paid $100 to own to be able to refer back to it time and time again so I guess I'm even since that one cost me nothing and is housed on my desktop. ஒரு-வைக்கோல் புரட்சி The One-Straw Revolution: விருதுகள்: ரமோன் மாக்சாசே விருது, Desikottam Award, Earth Council Award New Posts; Logout; Register; One Straw Revolution. I first learned of Fukuoka's One-Straw Revolution through a book-review in an American magazine, Mother Earth News, about the end of 1983. dig a hole and drop a seed I think is what I remember about it, yes? I first heard of it through Tom Hodgkinson at the Idler, and have seen it mentioned several times since then in various places. My copy was a Polish translation, poorly translated and designed, but I'm not judging that. But living at the Friends Rural Centre, Life and work Biography. It's very poetic and philosophical. Fukuoka was a plant scientist working in Japan in… It aroused in me an irresistible desire to read it. I grew up on my dad’s farm stories, but I did so while I raised potted plants on apartment balconies and the windowsills of rental houses. One Straw Revolution - Permaculture Gaia Network has 3,343 members. Although short, the review was soaked in the magic and power of this remarkable little book. One Straw Revolution - Masanobu Fukuoka. It is also referred to as "the Fukuoka Method", "the natural way of farming" or "do-nothing farming". Masanobu Fukuoka: The man who did nothing - More than 30 years after it was published, farmer sage Masanobu Fukuoka’s cult book One-Straw Revolution, continues to inspire. Bruce Charles "Bill" Mollison was born in 1928, in the Bass Strait fishing village of Stanley located on the north-west part of Tasmania, Australia. One Straw Revolution. 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