John Jeavons

GROW 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.

 

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Feb 28, 2014


Free Evening Presentation

"Biointensive Water saving, soil building & planting methods
Sunday, Feb 28, 2014 at 7-9 PM

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

http://willits.org/index.php?option=com_jcalpro&view=event&id=1122:how-to-grow-food-plants-in-a-drought-water-wise-forum&Itemid=539




 

 

 

 

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
GROW BIOINTENSIVE: A Beginner's Guide
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!
or
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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