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3-Day Workshop Nov. 2-4, 2012

Want to see where work?
Take a tour of Ecology Action's world-class mini-farm research site:

— 2-Hour Introductory Tours —
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
May 18, June 15, July 20,
August 17 and September 21
— Full-Day Tours —
Saturday, June 1, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 23, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 3, 10 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Click here to register online.

Bountiful Gardens
A Project of Ecology Action

The Sustainable Vegetable Garden is perfect for beginning biointensive gardeners. Available From Bountiful Gardens.

Your mail order source for Heirloom, Untreated,
Open-Pollinated Seeds
for Sustainable Food Production

Garden Supplies and Books, GROW BIOINTENSIVE® Publications and research papers

Online catalog & secure shopping cart:
Mail orders or phone:
18001 Shafer Ranch Rd.,
Willits CA 95490
Contact us for a free catalog.

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Pedro Almoguera Sanchez,
Madrid, Spain
Adriana Barriga Valdéz
Mexico City, Mexico
Gustavo Campos
Jocotepec, Jalisco, Mexico
Nikki Duncan Kula,
Hawaii, USA
Felicia Echeverría Hermoso
San José, Costa Rica
Omar García Ramírez
Tepotzotlán, Estado de México, Mexico
Mateo Gonzalez López
Tepotzotlán, Estado de México, Mexico
Alma Isabel Guzmán Molina
Querétaro, Mexico
Valeria Guzmán Robles
Mexico City, Mexico
Gabriela Lucas Decke
Querétaro, Mexico
Agueda Edith Martinez Mateos
Mexico City, Mexico
Laura Patricia Mayagoitia Caraveo
Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
Clara Isabel Sabas Soto
& Gerardo Zarate Vargas
Malinaltepec, Guerrero, Mexico
Rosa Elena Velásquez Molina & Francisco Ruiz Orozco Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico


Karla Arroyo Rizo
Vera Cruz, Mexico
Cindy Connor
Ashland, Virginia, USA
Jose Agustín Medina &
Marisol Tenorio Lopez
Aguascalientes, Mexico
Steve Moore
Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA
Margo and Dan Royer-Miller
Trotwood, Ohio, USA

Common Ground Organic Garden Center

Common Ground in Palo Alto, CA is a project of Ecology action, and provides a wide selection of applied classes and events in sustainable living and organic gardening, seeds and plant starts, tools and garden supplies, a demonstration garden, and a community of fellow farmers and gardeners.

If you are near Palo Alto, and are interested in sustainable living, please stop by and see us!

Click here see a schedule of classes!

Memberships Support Our Work!

Ecology Action is a non-profit, environmental, research and education organization, focusing on sustainable ways of living in general and GROW BIOINTENSIVE mini-farming in particular.

Membership Levels:
$40 Supporting
$60 Family
$100 Sustaining
$250 Outreach
$400 Research
$1,000 Program
$4,000 Benefactor
$10,000+ Legacy

— Bequests—
Ecology Action now has Bequest plans, including charitable remainder trusts and annuities, available for those who wish to support our important global self-help food-raising network into the future.
Contact John Jeavons at Ecology Action for more information, (707) 459-0150.

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About our The Garden Companion eNewsletter
: Karen Gridley and Mary Zellachild Graphic Design: Shannon Joyner
Contributors: Hemantha Abeywaradhana, Daniela Alban Merino, Ryan Batjiaka, John Beeby,
Lupe Chavez Gonzalez, Matt Drewno, Cynthia Jeavons, John Jeavons, Antonio Rios Alonso, Dan Royer-Miller,
Francisco (Paco) Ruiz Orozco, Nancy Schramm, Rosa Velazquez Molina, Mary Zellachild
& GROW BIOINTENSIVE® friends from around the world!

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