The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.

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Original Citation

Fukuoka, Masanobu. Shizen Nōhō: Wara Ippon no Kakumei (自然農法 わら一本の革命) [One-Straw Revolution]. 1975.

Current Citation

Fukuoka, Masanobu. The One-Straw Revolution [Shizen Nōhō: Wara Ippon no Kakumei (自然農法 わら一本の革命).] Translated by Larry Korn, Chris Pearce and Tsune Kurosawa. NYRB Classics, 2009