4Re: [fukuoka_farming] This dying planet
- Jul 2 3:34 PMOf course! This just makes more sense than trying to rely solely on
reforestation, which often is the only thing mentioned.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Canner" <s_canner@...>
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 4:15 PM
Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] This dying planet
> > We're killing this planet in ever-expanding bits and
> > pieces and something HAS to be done! Fukuoka is
> right >... trees, no matter how important to the
> >cannot be regenerated fast enough to save the planet.
> >We have to resort to tactics which are much more
> >drastic, and which show results much quicker. Clay
> >balls very well could be the answer.
> I, too, think that Fukuoka's methods could go a long
> way towards helping solve some of the major problems
> this planet is facing, but seedballs alone won't do
> it. People will also have to change the way they think
> about nature and behave towards it. In the end, that's
> the only thing that will save us. Sowing a forest with
> seedballs is only beneficial in the long run if the
> local community uses it in a sustainable manner.
> Getting that to happen is the big hurdle.
> Stephen Canner
> Austin, Texas
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