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6478Re: is it possible to visit the fukuoka's farm in Shikoku ?

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  • Norm
    Sep 25 1:20 PM
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      I visited Fukuoka early in 1984, already at that time the farm was
      closed...Norm.

      --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "michiyoshibuya"
      <michiyoshibuya@...> wrote:
      >
      > Fukuoka stopped hosting volunteers, I think, almost twenty years ago
      > (is it correct information? someone please confirm?) and
      > now he is completely retired and does not either host volunteers or
      > attend his farm(I am confident about this.)
      >
      > You can still go visit or volunteer at his son's organic farm but it
      is
      > very different from the natural farm Fukuoka described in his book.
      >
      > I will be visiting Masanobu Fukuoka to report him about the Greece
      > meeting,
      > leaving Tokyo on Oct. 12th. (date may change) You can contact me
      > privately if you want to come along.
      >
      > Michiyo
      >
      > ps
      > I do not think there is any farm in Japan which strictly follows
      > Fukuoka style. You might be able to find organic farms or other types
      > of natural farms where you can live, but I do not have any
      > information. WWOOF might be the easiest start, and then maybe you can
      > collect more information while you are travelling.
      > If you want to learn Fukuoka style farming, for now, Panos' farm in
      > Greece may be the only place you can live and learn.
      >
      > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "headpho" headpho@ wrote:
      > >
      > > hello
      > >
      > >
      > > In the books of master Fukuoka, he is talking about young people
      > > leaving in his farm. This is my dream to become one of them.
      > > Is that still possible ? (i'm going to japan in october)
      > >
      > > he start to getting old, so i'm worried.
      > >
      > >
      > > may be there is other farm where it is possible to leave, or to
      > > become apprentice ?
      > >
      >
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