Biointensive Gardening with John Jeavons, Sunday at Pacifica Gardens

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Mon, March 7, 2011


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John Jeavons

John Jeavons, the world’s preeminent expert on biointensive gardening will be presenting an introductory workshop at Pacifica Gardens on Sunday, March 13, 2011 from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

In this exciting afternoon workshop, John will present the essential principles of the Grow Biointensive method with focused discussion on backyard food growing, small-scale farming and long-term sustainable soil fertility.

John Jeavons has been the Executive Director of Ecology Action since 1972. He is known internationally as the leading researcher, developer, teacher, and consultant for the small-scale, sustainable agricultural method known as GROW BIOINTENSIVE mini-farming.  He is the author of the best-selling book How to Grow More Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible On Less Land Than You Can Imagine, now in its 7th Edition. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 publications on this high-yielding, resource-conserving Biointensive approach. Jeavons’ food-raising methods are being used in 141 countries and by such organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps.  John holds a B.A. from Yale University and is the recipient of the Boise Peace Quilt, Santa Fe Living Treasure, Giraffe, and Steward of Sustainable Agriculture awards for public service.

Those who are interested in learning more about growing their own fresh, organic vegetables with less space, water, and fertilizer while increasing soil fertility are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity.

To register, contact Loretta at [email protected] or 650-296-9502. The cost is $30 per person. Workshop will be held at Pacifica Gardens, 830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, behind the Linda Mar Education Center.

For more information visit www.johnjeavons.info and www.pacifica-gardens.org.