Re: [fukuoka_farming] FW: Fukuoka pamphlets
Another article on "Winter Wheat in North Europe According to the Fukuoka-Bonfils Method" (by Eric van Essche) can be read at http://www.eap.mcgill.ca/CPW_9.htm
adamhenne <adamhenne@...> wrote: From the Permaculture list:
>How to grow winter wheat? | The Fukuoka-Bonfils methodadam
>ILEIA Newsletter | December 2000
>"At the end of June � much earlier than
>in the traditional way - wheat is sown, or
>rather pressed into the soil at a spacing of
>60cm, through the carpet of spreading
>perennial clover, previously sown in April."
>Also, this booklet from eco-logic books:
>The Harmonious Wheatsmith
>"The only text on the Bonfils/Fukuoka no-till methods of cereal
>cultivation. A delightfully idiosyncratic booklet with quirky
>illustrations. A text to shift paradigms with. �4.00"
>Interesting method, especially in view of the perennial search
>for a parallel Fukuoka method in Europe and North America.
>Some of the undersowing techniques used in ley farming also
>come to mind.
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