Re: [fukuoka_farming] Open / editable website about Natural Farming.
- Agree - build it and they (we) will come...
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
> Anybody who wants to be there, will be there and those who want somewhere
> then so be it.
> My 10cents...
> visit my blogs and leave your comments.
> From: "Lawrence F. London, Jr." <venaurafarm@...>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Tue, April 5, 2011 12:15:07 AM
> Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Open / editable website about Natural
> 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.:
> 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
> Emilia Hazelip's Synergistic Agriculture - Collected Papers
> Marc Bonfils' Agricultural Research
> souscayrous' albums (the two above) on PicasaWeb
> - Much of Jamie's material is also in the archives of this list
> 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
> Gardening Hand Tool Sourcelist
> Permanent No-Till Biointensive Double-Dug Raised Bed Garden Preparation
> and Handtool Information & Sourcelist
> 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
>> decision they do not welcome original research, which means that 90% of
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> this list could use this website to give material to read to newcomers,
>> store there its relevant information.
>> I think we can and should make a wiki. I can also offer the space if it
>> needed, but I cannot offer the knowledge. I am a beginner myself. If I
>> such a project how many people would come and help in putting the data
>> 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
>>> to this mailing list as it would be open to people looking on the web
>>> 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 :)
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