Author of The One-Straw Revolution, The Natural Way of Farming, and Sowing Seeds in the Desert, and the 1988 winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
Masanobu’s farming philosophy resonates around the world and is a torch that shines a light 1000 years into the future. His approach is beyond description and continues to reverberate, even in this era of constant change.
At Masanobu Fukuoka Natural Farm, we are devoted to farming on a daily basis. We value engaging with the plants and animals, and the surrounding environment they inhabit. This may seem simple, but we believe it is of the utmost importance.
- Honest Labor
- An uneventful day is a valuable day. Our methods are simple and we respect time.
- Our 5 Goals
- Our goals embody our views on expiry dates, how we handle limited resources, and other actions.
- 2% Shapes the Future
- Through our farming, Masanobu Fukuoka Natural Farm aspires to create a happy world brimming with smiles.
Masanobu's grandchild Hiroki Fukuoka
Hiroki's wife Akiko Fukuoka
Masanobu's eldest son Masato Fukuoka
Masato's wife Rieko Fukuoka
Masanobu's youngest daughter Misora Ogura
We carry earnest thoughts and desires in our hearts throughout our daily lives. As farmers, we are responsible for a life-sustaining industry. As evangelists of natural farming, we have stories to tell.