Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Permaculture

Front Porch Republic's Katherine Dalton calls for a "conversation that might lead us to solve the nagging problem of how to feed both ourselves and the multi-billions of people worldwide our future is likely to hold, and away from wranglings over farm subsidies to Manhattanites and the food stamp program" — Eating for Another Fifty (Centuries).

Perhaps it's time to dust off Franklin Hiram King's tome, this year celebrating its centennial — Farmers of Forty Centuries; Or, Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea, and Japan.

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Blogger Dale said...

My university library has discarded enormous quantities of books and archived periodicals. I nabbed a first edition of Forty Centuries -- published by the author's wife -- off a free discards table.

6:25 AM  
Blogger Stewart said...

I saw this and thought you might appreciate these words on Tu Fu: http://www.thethepoetry.com/2011/03/how-tu-fu-works/

1:50 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Dale, quite a find!

Stewart, Tu Fu is a true master.

10:34 PM  

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