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Re: [fukuoka_farming] Open / editable website about Natural Farming.

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  • david.keltie@gmail.com
    Agree - build it and they (we) will come... Cheers, David ... cyberworld. ... else, ... Farming. ...
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 5, 2011
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      Agree - build it and they (we) will come...
      Cheers, David
      On 5 Apr 2011 08:37, "Jean Villafuerte" <dayjean455@...> wrote:
      > To: Elk
      >
      > Why don't you just make the site and invite us all. This is a free
      cyberworld.
      > Anybody who wants to be there, will be there and those who want somewhere
      else,
      > then so be it.
      >
      > My 10cents...
      >
      > jean
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      >
      > visit my blogs and leave your comments.
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      > From: "Lawrence F. London, Jr." <venaurafarm@...>
      > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tue, April 5, 2011 12:15:07 AM
      > Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Open / editable website about Natural
      Farming.
      >
      >
      >
      > I like the idea too. I can offer an umbrella Wiki where Fukuoka Farming
      > resources of all sorts can be collected, collaborated on, organized and
      > made available to the public.:
      > http://www.ibiblio.org/permaculture/permaculturewiki/index.php/Main_Page
      > It is an installation of MediaWiki plus Semantic MediaWiki. I need to do
      > a lot of configuration work to make this site presentable but at least
      > it is up and running.
      >
      > It was set up to become a Permaculture knowledgebase which, of course,
      > would contain a large section on Fukuoka, Natural Farming and the
      > community of people who developed small scale permanent biointensive
      > notill agriculture including Bonfils, Hazelip, Chadwick, Jeavons and
      > Coleman. Here are a few resources that might interest you:
      >
      > Jamie Nichol's (souscayrous) biological farming & permaculture collection
      > http://www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech/souscayrous/
      > Emilia Hazelip's Synergistic Agriculture - Collected Papers
      >
      http://www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech/souscayrous/EmiliaHazelip-SynergisticAgriculture
      >
      > Marc Bonfils' Agricultural Research
      >
      http://www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech/souscayrous/MarcBonfils-AgriculturalResearch
      > souscayrous' albums (the two above) on PicasaWeb
      > http://picasaweb.google.com/souscayrous
      > - Much of Jamie's material is also in the archives of this list
      >
      > Permaculture
      > http://www.ibiblio.org/permaculture/
      > See especially:
      > Additional Soil Quality Links and Literature
      > Remineralize the Earth
      > USDA Soil Remineralization Workshop
      > Ecology Action
      > Ecology Action: SOIL
      > Discussion & Articles
      > Joe Cummins' posts to the Sanet-MG list 8/16/2002 to 7/18/2007
      > Compost Tea, Soil Foodweb, Soil Quality Discussion
      > Archive 1
      > Archive 2
      > Archive 3
      > Archive 4
      > Archive 5
      > Soils In Biological Agriculture
      > Remineralize the Earth
      > Glomalin: Hiding Place for a Third of the World's Stored Soil Carbon -
      > ARS Bulletin
      >
      > Permaclture Mailing List
      > http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/permaculture
      >
      > Gardening Hand Tool Sourcelist
      > Permanent No-Till Biointensive Double-Dug Raised Bed Garden Preparation
      > and Handtool Information & Sourcelist
      > http://www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech/documents/gardening-hand-tools.faq
      >
      > On 4/4/2011 11:03 AM, Pietro Speroni di Fenizio wrote:
      >> Hi Elk,
      >> I think it is a wonderful idea!
      >>
      >> Wikipedia cannot be trusted to hold information. First of all by their
      own
      >> decision they do not welcome original research, which means that 90% of
      our
      >> material have no space over there and editors deleting it would just be
      >> doing their duty. This list serv is great as a list serv, but terrible
      for a
      >> new person looking for information. We need a place where the person can
      >> read what is it all about and travel around without having to search for
      the
      >> information.
      >>
      >> Many groups as they grow have moved from a mailing list to a forum to a
      >> wiki. It is quite natural as material starts to pile up and people are
      tired
      >> to repeat the same concepts over and over.
      >>
      >> The new website should not be in competition with this mailing list, but
      >> should be supporting it, linking to it. And similarly it would be great
      if
      >> this list could use this website to give material to read to newcomers,
      and
      >> store there its relevant information.
      >>
      >> I think we can and should make a wiki. I can also offer the space if it
      is
      >> needed, but I cannot offer the knowledge. I am a beginner myself. If I
      start
      >> such a project how many people would come and help in putting the data
      >> inside.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >> Pietro
      >>
      >>
      >> On 2 April 2011 02:42, fukuokae<fukuokae@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Hi friends!
      >>>
      >>> I'd be interested in setting up an open / editable website about natural
      >>> farming. It would be like a blog where everybody could share his/her
      >>> experiences or publish articles. (Like wikipedia).
      >>>
      >>> It also would be a place where to host& publish files (pdf books,
      >>> pictures..) and to link to interesting resources. I see it as
      complementary
      >>> to this mailing list as it would be open to people looking on the web
      for
      >>> natural farming.
      >>>
      >>> So far I have no idea for the name.. I've seen than naturalfarming.orgis
      >>> already taken by a fake site which goal is to sell ads :/...
      >>>
      >>> What do you think of this idea?
      >>>
      >>> Does anybody have an idea of a possible name for some kind of
      >>> non-commercial website?
      >>>
      >>> Any idea of things that you'd like to see in that kind of website?
      >>>
      >>> Thanks& good luck in your farming :)
      >>>
      >>> Love,
      >>>
      >>> elk
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