5734Re: [fukuoka_farming] Bonfils book
- Aug 10, 2006Sorry Mark,
Thought you said you tried it one year with Andy at Gaia Uni, chisel
ploughing and not getting clover to establish, etc.
Well maybe expand a little on the attempts you made.
Also, Chris Evans seems to think it would be a successful method, he is
growing Fukuoka-style grains in Nepal.
Mark Moodie wrote:
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> > Do bear in mind though that the book was not written by a practitioner.
> > But do download it, it is good.
> > Do you have land to try the method?
> > Niels
> > Richard Christian wrote:
> >> You can download a pdf of Marc Moodie's booklet, 'The Harmonious
> >> Wheatsmith', which describes the Bonfils method in detail, here:
> Thanks Niels (and Richard)
> Hmmm - in fact I dedicated several years trying this method in the
> 1980s. I
> found the research, and sourced many of the old varieties which I have
> to dozens of people in the intervening years, and spent my money and time
> getting it published. It's a little discouraging to find the pdf I made is
> now downloadable from some other web site... hey, perhaps some of you guys
> will use the saved pennies and do something idealistic and useful with
> and I should let it go.
> What do all you practitioners think?
> Mark Moodie
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