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Re: [fukuoka_farming] New member intro

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  • Bargyla Rateaver
    again, SOIL is the answer, the clue.Why is it so hard for people to accept that? ===== ... -- Bargyla Rateaver http://home.earthlink.net/~brateaver
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 5, 2001
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      again, SOIL is the answer, the clue.Why is it so hard for people to accept
      that?
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      Carol wrote:

      > Hi, Christine! I'm new too, so maybe I should introduce myself also...
      >
      > My name is Carol, and I live in Santa Cruz, California, where I have
      > (unfortunately) no land to call my own or dirt to dig. I do, however, do
      > lots and lots of reading about organic gardening and related things in
      > preparation for the day when I do have a place to put my book-learnin to
      > some use. Topics I'm especially fond of include earthworms, heirloom
      > varieties, probiotics for plants, seedballs, and recently, cellulosic
      > ethanol.
      >
      > I also produce an agriculture/food radio program, so that keeps me in touch
      > with lots of interesting stuff. I'm hoping to do a show on Mr. Fukuoka
      > before the year is out.
      >
      > :)
      > Carol
      >
      > PS: Is Mr. Fukuoka still living?
      >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Christine Abela [mailto:geckogully@...]
      > > Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 4:21 PM
      > > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [fukuoka_farming] New member intro
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi! I am new here, and would like to introduce myself.
      > >
      > > My name is Christine, I live in Melbourne, Australia, with my husband
      > > and two children. We have a 2-acre suburban block (this is bigger
      > > than average!), and I grow lots of fruit and veg, organically. I try
      > > to follow Permaculture principals, but I don't always succeed, and
      > > sometimes succumb to the temptations of less-organic methods and
      > > products.
      > >
      > > Other hobbies include sewing, patchwork, painting and avoiding the
      > > ironing. In my spare time (of which I have little!) I run an
      > > internet-based quilt pattern business.
      > >
      > > I hope to learn more from this list, and meet lots of interesting
      > > people. I hope to put in a frog-friendly pond, more herbs, more
      > > fruit trees (with companion plantings beneath), and to expand the
      > > range of perennial food plants, rather than concentrating on annuals.
      > >
      > > I hope to learn HEAPS!
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Christine Abela
      > > http://au.geocities.com/geckogully/
      > > Gecko Gully quilt patterns and hand-dye kits (coming soon: teddy bear
      > > clothes and doll's house quilts too!)
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      Bargyla Rateaver
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    • Carol
      Hi, Okinori :) and thanks for the links! It s good to hear that Mr. Fukuoka is still around and still busy. What a guy! Carol
      Message 2 of 7 , Oct 5, 2001
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        Hi, Okinori :) and thanks for the links! It's good to hear that Mr.
        Fukuoka is still around and still busy. What a guy!

        Carol

        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: Okinori Taniguchi [mailto:o-tanig@...-sandai.ac.jp]
        > Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 10:50 PM
        > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [fukuoka_farming] Yes, Mr. Fukuoka is liveng
        >
        >
        >
        > >Hi, Christine, Carol & all ! I'm new too, so maybe I should introduce
        > >myself also...
        > >
        > >My name is Okinori, and I live in Kyoto, Japan where I have
        > >(unfortunately) no land to call my own or dirt to dig.
        >
        > I'm a researcher of the enviromental design and an enviromental
        > designer-to-be, even I'm
        > 60 years old.
        >
        > Mr. Fukuoka has published a new book in Japanese, if I literally
        > translate the title in English,
        > it is " The Revolution of One Straw (General Compilation)- Traveling with
        > Seed Balls."
        > There are included many photos of his around the world with seed balls.
        > The contents of it :
        > http://www.infomadonna.ne.jp/~ham/book.htm
        >
        > 22 July 2001
        > http://www.infomadonna.ne.jp/~ham/tane_out4.htm
        >
        >
        > /*-----------------------------------------------
        > Okinori Taniguchi
        >
        > Environmental Design Department
        > Osaka Sangyo University
        >
        > 3-1-1 Nakagaito,Daitoshi,
        > Osaka, Japan 574-8530
        > http://www.edd.osaka-sandai.ac.jp/~o-tanig/indexe.html
        > o-tanig@...-sandai.ac.jp
        > tel: 81 720 75 3001 fax: 81 720 70 7857
        > ---------------------------------------------------*/
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