Book Review: “The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming” by Masanobu Fukuoka

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.’ — Masanobu Fukuoka As a 15-year old I moved from rural New Hampshire to suburban south Florida.   I quickly grew disenchanted with the artificial environment and found a paradigm for understanding the modern disconnection of humans from nature in Daniel Quinn’s “Ishmael.’   Upon graduation, books including “The Unsettling of America’ by Wendell Berry and “The Good Life’ by Helen and Scott Nearing inspired me to apprentice as a luthier Read More …