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The Biodynamic Food&Cookbook

The Biodynamic Food&Cookbook and Wendy E. Cook. Wendy studied macrobiotic cooking before practicing biodynamic cooking.
It is based on a holistic understanding of health and the environment, and it goes well with the Ikigai Diet.

A Biodynamic Farm and Well-being Centre

The Apricot Centre on Huxhams Cross Farm a biodynamic farm in Dartington Devon. There were some synchronistic incidents happened on this trip such as bumping into Satish Kumar when I walked into Schumacher College( he is often away) and meeting my Emerson College senior at my talk. And now this magazine article. Wow! It looks like this trip does have some meanings for me.

Totnes Report A Sustainable Hub of the U.K.

Almond Thief is a hub of alternative people in Dartington and it has a great vibe. I managed to give a talk on a sustainable movement in Japan, and a workshop on the Ikigai Diet in Dartington, Devon.

Onion Harvesting

    It is time to harvest onions. It is a little earlier than usual. We had a lot of hot days in May and plants are growing faster this year. Since I have a lot of weeds in my garden, I dry the onions in my front yard.  

Can Ikigai Diet Help Dementia? Part 4 Why Does Your Living Environment Matter to the Gut Microbiota?

Although diet seems to be the most significant factor to prevent dementia, other factors such as physical exercises, mental exercises, living environment, and social life all contribute to keeping your cognitive function healthy. Today, I will talk about the living environment. So stick around. Hi, my name is Sachiaki Takamiya. I am in my late …

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Kawaguchi Style Natural Farming is More Common Than Fukuoka Style Natural Farming Method in Japan

In the last post, I wrote about natural farming, and said it was a method developed by Masanobu Fukuoka or Yoshikazu Kawaguchi. Actually, two methods are slightly different, and Fukuoka method is called Shizen No Ho which means natural farming method, and Kawaguchi method is called Shizen No which means natural farming in Japanese.   …

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