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Garden Companion Newsletter Issue No. 28
51 Years.
152 Countries.
Millions of people educated.
Millions of garden beds created.
Billions of pounds of fertile soil grown.
...and we're just getting started.
Grow Hope. Grow Abundance.
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Ecology Action's Garden Companion
Writer/Editor and Art Director: Shannon Joyner
Contributors:John Jeavons, Matt Drewno, John Beeby, The Guardian, Francesca L. Mills, Sister Esperanza Ortiz Macías,
Suraya David-Sadira, Simon Nyaga, EA Staff, and GROW BIOINTENSIVE® friends from around the world.

We want to hear from you! Like Us on Facebook Click here to donate! Ecology Action Home Page Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Chipotle Lime Crema TJC Mini-Farm Report The Guardian: Let Fallen Leaves Lie, Gardeners
in Netherlands Town Urged A couple of years ago, I wrote this to share my hope and enthusiasm for the simple, vital act of growing the Earth in harmony with the gentle and powerful forces at work in Nature. Beautifully illustrated by Judy Chance Hope, this is a letter from my heart to the world. Click here to read it, or hear it at Why Too Many Children: The Story of Samburu Women A Teen's Take: Growing Myself,
Biointensively You never change
things by fighting the
existing reality. To
change something,
build a new model
that makes the
existing model
—Buckminster Fuller Soil Science Spotlight:Soil Fertility Approaches and GYS
Recommendations Gardens of Mercy: Creating a Culture of Love and Ecology An Update from VGFP: Thank You for Being You Herbal Spotlight: Sage Dahlia Dividing Observations Part III DIY: Winter Gardening Newsletter Staff FAQ - Your Biointensive questions answered! Download our free 5-month garden calendar! Help Wanted - EA Hiring Biointensive Farmers How To: Build Fertility with
Leaves & Branches Newsletter Staff and Contributors Free! GB Farmer's Handbook with Color Teaching Posters FAQ: Your Biointensive Questions Answered Seasonal How-To - GB Seed Saving

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