A Biointensive workshop in Italy will take place on October 2-4, 2015,
taught by Master Farmer Juan Manuel Martinez Valdez.

For more information see www.mais-spinato.com


A Biointensive Workshop in Italy taught by Juan Manuel Martinez Valdez! 2-4 October, 2015. For more information, see www.mais-spinato.com

John JeavonsGROW BIOINTENSIVE Workshops offer an excellent opportunity to acquire a wealth of information on the most efficient gardening method we know. This information has been gathered from over thirty-five years of research, and is currently in use in over 130 countries around the world.

John Jeavons has been the Director of the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Mini-Farming program for Ecology Action since 1972. He is the author of How to Grow More Vegetablesand Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible On Less Land Than You Can Imagine, the primer on sustainable Biointensive Mini-Farming, which is currently available in English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Hindi and Russian.



How sustainable is your GROW BIOINTENSIVE garden?

Download Ecology Action's NEW sustainability checklist!

In this beautiful film produced by the talented Amy Melious, I have the honor of introducing four remarkable individuals making a difference in the world through their involvement in the Biointensive farming movement.

Meet Mary Zellachild from California, Samuel and Perris Nderitu from Kenya, and Juan Manuel Martinez Valdez from Mexico. See people of all ages making a difference throughout the world. Become inspired to get started yourself, growing food and working toward a promising future of good food for all.

For more information on Ecology Action's work and partners, go to www.growbiointensive.org

Copyright 2015 Ecology Action, Willits, CA All rights reserved.


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Feb 1, 2015


John Jeavons Lecture Willits Grange Feb 1, 2015

"Planning Your Summer Garden
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 at 4 PM

The Willits Grange
291 School Street in Willits, CA
sponsored by Willits Economic Localization (WELL)

Mar 6-8


Ecology Action 3-Day GROW BIOINTENSIVE
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop

Willits, CA

For more information go to: http://growbiointensive.org/workshop.html


April 6-12

Free Online Event This Week!!

Free Online Event April 6-12

This coming week, April 6th-12th,
an online gathering will take place, with 30+ experts in backyard food production, homesteading, and off-grid living - including our Director, John Jeavons
, master farmer and author of the Biointensive how-to guide, How to Grow More Vegetables.

This is the biggest event for home grown food ever organized online. Sponsored by Mother Earth News, The Natural News, The National Gardening Association, The American Preppers Network, and The Livestock Conservancy just to name a few.

Get started growing, or take your skills to the next level, this Summit has something for everyone. AND IT'S FREE!

Reserve your spot now by clicking here: www.HomeGrownFoodSummit.com


Nov 6-8


Ecology Action 3-Day GROW BIOINTENSIVE
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop

Willits, CA

For more information go to: http://growbiointensive.org/workshop.html






In the News
John Jeavons is featured in the February 2013 issue of
the San Francisco Chronicle's online magazine SFGate,
in the article Three Ways to Improve Soil for Spring

Click here to read the article!

Watch the hope-filled story of GROW BIOINTENSIVE of Kenya (G-BIACK),
a project supported by Ecology Action and its members:

You can help make success stories like this possible.
Please donate and become part of the ecosystem of hope.

John Jeavons is featured in the Authors@Google series!

John Jeavons at Google

John Jeavons spoke at Google in Mountain View on April 12, 2012
about his four decades pioneering biointensive farming
and what we can do for food security in the future.

You can watch the video of John's talk below:

"Very compelling vision, really makes me want to try some farming!"
-comment from a YouTube viewer

Acres Magazine

John Jeavons is featured in
the December 2011 issue of
Acres USA Magazine,
in the article Still Growing Strong!

Click here to go to the Acres USA website!

Backcountry Interview Topics with John:

Biointensive Gardening
and Improved Yields

Principles to
Maximize Harvest

Companion Plantings to
Create Synergies

Save Your own Garden Seeds
for Next Year

John Jeavons Radio Interview

Backcountry Radio Network presents
a 4-part series of interviews
with John Jeavons this month.

It's on the web at backcountrynetwork.blogspot.com
in the April 18-22 Drivetime Audio Segments section.

Click here to listen!

Watch the latest installment of the self-teaching video series
from John Jeavons and Cynthia Raiser Jeavons

Session 9: Maintaining Your Garden

To view more episodes online, or to buy the full-length series on DVD
or as a gift pack with How to Grow More Vegetables, click here.

John Jeavons is featured in the March 2010 issue of Ode Magazine!

John Jeavons is featured in the March 2010 issue of
Ode Magazine,
in the article The Joy of Dirt!

Click here to read the article!

Growing More
Vegetables and Fruit
In Less Space:
An Interview with
John Jeavons

John Jeavons' March 2010 interview with the PlanterTomato Blog:

"John, one of the questions I asked you was why Biointensive farming is so productive and successful. The answer you gave me was the best description of why natural methods of farming works I've heard.  It is a real eye opener for anyone who has not considered natural methods and I think people will really enjoy it."

-Mark Delman, author of the PlanterTomato Blog,
on his interview with John Jeavons.

Click here to read the interview!
Listen to the podcast!

Urban Farm Magazine John Jeavons is featured in the
Premiere 2009 issue of Urban Farm,
in the article Back to Basics!

Click here to go to the Urban Farm website!



John Jeavons
5798 Ridgewood Road  •  Willits, CA 95490
phone 707.459.5958 (between 10AM - 3PM Pacific Standard Time only, please!)
 fax 707.459.5978

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