Fukuoka-inspired Vegetable Garden

Fukuoka could be called the “grandfather” of permaculture. Here are some videos about his philosophy, spirituality, and his techniques. There are many sites and videos on the web, including onestrawrevolution.net.




At about 6:50 minutes into this last video, further reading suggestions are made.

A 60-minute video tour of Fukuoka’s farm in 1998.


Larry Korn, the editor of “One Straw Revolution” narrates this video on natural farming. “In the old days in Japan, a family of four could grow all they needed for food and shelter on 1/2 acre”.

Auroville has adapted Fukuoka’s techniques for India:

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