Re: fukuoka farming methods
- I am new to this forum and is very much interested to learn how is fukuoka farming actually done. Can somebody tell me?
By the way, I am a soil technologist, have an ongoing backyard vermicomposting project and is now conducting site preparation on a 2.1 hectare organic mango-jackfruit-banana plantation. The site is very steep and very stony (loose limestone).
The proposed plantation is located in Argao, Cebu, Philippines.
Corner Plot Vegetables <cesca@...> wrote:
So would you just surface sow the larger seeds, peas & beans etc, and then
cover with the existing 'straw' from the surounding plants?
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- We are glad to have you with us here. You might try reading the
information in the files. Also, read about Fukuoka's methods at
http://www.fukuokafarmingol.net There is a translation of at least
one of Fukuoka's books in the files along with more such
Another good place to read is http://www.soilandhealth.org in the
After that....ask us questions. I think it would be easier that
- That's what I've done this year, in the middle of winter, and the
peas are growing very well indeed. They're twice the size of the
By the way I'm new to this group and to Fukuoka farming, but very
interested. I'm trying permaculture and Bio-intensive methods. Four
years ago I didn't know the difference between a tulip and a cabbage.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Corner Plot Vegetables"
> So would you just surface sow the larger seeds, peas & beans etc,
> cover with the existing 'straw' from the surounding plants?