[Market-farming] Good Book - The One Straw Revolution

Marty Kraft martyk at allspecies.org
Wed Nov 23 09:37:23 EST 2005


Excellent book. There is one more u in Fukuoka, in case that's needed  
to find it.

Marty Kraft
On Nov 22, 2005, at 7:20 PM, Craig Gilbert wrote:

> Title:  The One Straw Revolution
> Author:Masanobu Fukoka
>  
> It is about a Japanese scientist who leaves the lab to go back to all  
> natural rice and grain farming. All the inconsistencies of government  
> programs, extension agents, and chemical companies re-framed into a  
> Japanese farming world. Many insights into natural farming.  good  
> read.
>  
> It has been published by Rodale and I believe others. I bought a copy  
> on EBay from New Zealand for approx $12.00 US.  Fast delivery, easy  
> transaction
>  
> Craig Gilbert
>  
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ploughshare" <gjbrever at midwestinfo.net>
> To: <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 11:31 AM
> Subject: [Market-farming] read anything good lately?
>
> > Hi all,
> >    I'm in the mood to subscribe to some new farm and vegetable  
> magazines as
> > well as to read some good new books this winter.  Any suggestions? I  
> already
> > subscribe to "Growing for Market" and "Acres USA."  In regards to  
> books...
> > I'm hungry for something that I can really sink my teeth into--  
> something
> > that will excite me as much as Elliot Coleman and Vern Grubinger did  
> when I
> > first began farming.  Also, perhaps something about the "big picture  
> idea"
> > of farming--similar to Richard Manning. Perhaps there are some other
> > publishers out there similar to Chelsea Green that I am unaware of.
> > --Gary Brever
> >
> >
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