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Natural Farming Observations With Larry Korn at Inspiration Farm

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Natural Farming Observations With Larry Korn at Inspiration Farm

Time: August 14, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Inspiration Farm
Street: 619 E Laurel Rd
City/Town: Bellingham, WA
Website or Map: http://www.inspirationfarm.com
Phone: 360-398-7061
Event Type: farm, tour, permaculture, farming
Organized By: Brian Kerkvliet
Latest Activity: Aug 13, 2012

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Join us for an afternoon experiential insightful tour of Inspiration Farm's perennial and natural systems including grains and orchards with special guest Larry Korn

Larry Korn lived and farmed with Mr. Fukuoka for two years in the mid-1970’s.  He translated and edited Fukuoka’s The One-Straw Revolution. Larry traveled with Mr. Fukuoka and translated for him during his trips to the U.S. including the Pacific Northwest.  Larry shares personal anecdotes about Mr. Fukuoka family and natural farming. He is also an educator, consultant, editor and author in the fields of permaculture, natural farming, sustainable landscaping and local food production.
Larry spent several years with Masanobu Fukuoka, Mr. Fukuoka developed a special no-till way of farming to demonstrate the practical value of his spiritual principles.
Suggested donation of $10 no one will be turned away for lack of funds, energetic donation are also welcome.
Later in the evening at 7PM on the 14th Larry will be giving a talk and signing books at Village Books for his recently released book 
SOWING SEEDS IN THE DESERT: NATURAL FARMING, GLOBAL RESTORATION, & ULTIMATE FOOD SECURITY--
THE FINAL WORKS OF MASANOBU FUKUOKA --CO-SPONSORED BY TRANSITION WHATCOM

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Comment by Heather K on August 13, 2012 at 6:36pm

Join us 1pm Tues Inspiration Farm!  Larry Korn has arrived in Bellinghamj!  http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/events/natural-farming-observatio...   Then Village Books in the evening!

Comment by Roseanne on August 13, 2012 at 2:59pm

What time does it start?

Comment by Chris Wolf on August 5, 2012 at 6:35pm

This sounds so great! Thank you, Larry, Brian, and Alexandra. Can't wait to see everyone.

Comment by Heather K on July 19, 2012 at 1:50pm

This is a great time to reread one of the greatest books on growing food & caring for the earth - "One Straw Revolution"!  Wonderful to have Larry Korn coming to our bioregion!

Video of Masanobu on Natural Farming: http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/video/one-straw-revolution-natura...

Two other events Larry Korn will be speaking at:   “Sowing Seeds In The Desert”-Aug 14 Tues 7 pm at Village Books- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/events/larry-korn-and-masanobu-fu...    “Larry Korn and Masanobu Fukuoka On Ultimate Food Security” - this event is after the tour at Inspiration Farm.

and “Natural Farming Weekend” http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/events/natural-farming-weekend-on... on San Juan Island at Talking Horse Farm on Aug 11 & 12.  (Farmer Krista will also be presenting).

Interview with Larry Korn by Farmer David Pike- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/profiles/blogs/interview-with-lar...

Comment by Charles Kelm on July 15, 2012 at 2:48pm

Can't wait. Nothing like being at Inspiration Farm.  Heard such great things about Larry - should be a great afternoon.  Thanks for the invite Brian.

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