22/02/’17 What is Nature Farming and its Method?

woensdag 22  februari 20.00u.

lezing door Terra

Nature Farming (自然農法/自然農) is an ecological farming approach established by Masanobu Fukuoka, a Japanese farmer and philosopher.

Nature farming was developed further in 1970’s by Yoshikazu Kawaguchi, the current leading practitioner. Kawaguchi simplified the method and adapted it from the idea of ‘do-nothing farming’ closer to the usual farming consciousness, which is still based on Fukuoka’s four main principles with much easier way to access the wisdom.

Quote van Fukuoka

It says that when Fukuoka entered in a forest, he was stunned by the abundance of the nature, where every things live in symbiosis, and by the realization that we harm the nature actually by doing more to it.-

Nature Farming represents actually the only truly sustainable form of agriculture known to humankind.It is more of a ‘way of seeing nature’, rather than a ‘method of farming’ as we typically think. This ‘way of seeing nature’ which Nature Farming suggests, is also a way to help people live more happily, peacefully, and sustainable, no matter what we choose to do for a living.

In this occasion, Terra will gently unfold the mindset and the way of Nature Farming, in a joyful and intriguing lecture!!
Wouldn’t you like to grab this great opportunity to get in touch with Nature Farming??

Terra also offers the practical learning of Nature Farming in The Hague monthly, for those who wants to experience and learn deeper!!!

Terra (Norihiro Terazawa): Nature Farming Practitioner, Storyteller
I was born in a countryside of Japan to a conventional modern farmer’s house. Through me having helped and seen the hard working parents, I grew many doubts to self-sacrificing attitude of the industrial agriculture. It was then I came across to the Fukuoka’s ‘The One Straw Revolution’ and Nature Farming.
In my twenties, I have learned Nature Farming by Yoshikazu Kawaguchi at Akame Nature Farming School, and since then I have been practicing the method among different countries over several years: in Japan, Israel and the Netherlands.
(In English, it is regarded as “Natural Farming” but I use the term “Nature Farming” as I find that it would explain the idea better.)

References:
The One Straw Revolution – Masanobu Fukuoka:
https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/001/388/original/The_One_Straw_Revolution.pdf
Masanobu Fukuoka’s Natural Farming – Larry Korn:
http://www.finalstraw.org/masanobu-fukuoka-and-natural-farming/
No Money Farming? Yes, it’s Possible:
http://sociecity.org/post/2015/its-enough/
The movie “Final Straw” FAQ:
http://www.finalstraw.org/faq/

woensdag 22  februari 20.00-22.00u./wednesday February 22, 8-10pm
lezing door/lecture by Terra
voertaal engels/in English
kosten/costs:  € 10,-
s.v.p. tevoren aanmelden/make a reservation: aanmeldformulier

Locatie/location:
Eetbaar Park (Zuiderpark)
ingang poortje achter benzinestation Vreeswijkstraat.
Indien op slot bel 06-26130464.
Klik voor Route Zuiderpark

Organisatie/organisation:
Permacultuurcentrum Den Haag
070-3569978 / 06-26130464
http://www.permacultuur.nu  info@permacultuur.nu