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3-Day Workshop Nov. 2-4, 2012

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

2-Hour Introductory Tours
June 11, 2016 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Click here to register online.

Full-Day Tours
Saturday, June 4, 2016 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Click here to register online.

Click here to see Ecology Action's 2016 Calendar of Events

EA Is Looking for Biointensive Farmers!

Start Date: Immediate

Would you like to learn even more about GROW BIOINTENSIVE Mini-Farming? We are seeking up to 3 full-time farmers to participate as staff members at three separate research mini-farms in Mendocino County, CA. Please check out our website for a detailed list of our current offerings at:

Currently Certified

Click here for more info


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

"Earth and sky, woods and fields,
lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than
we can ever learn from books."

~ John Lubbock


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

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.

Please donate $40 to our 40th Anniversary Fundraiser!
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Common Ground Garden
A Project of Ecology Action

Gardening classes,
volunteer opportunities, and more!

Upcoming Classes:

Sabotaging Snails, Slugs & Plant-Suckers
Saturday, Mar. 19, 2:00 to 4:00 PM, $5

Homesteading 101: Berries
Saturday, Apr. 23, 2:00 to 4:00 PM, $30

Designing Your Garden Space: Part One
Saturday, May. 7, 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Designing Your Garden Space: Part Two
Saturday, May. 14, 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Price: $35 for one class,
$50 for both Part 1 and Part 2

For more information/registration,
go to Common Ground Garden



Bountiful Gardens Logo
A Project of Ecology Action

Equipping gardeners for self-reliance
since 1982!

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 707-459-6410
Contact us for a free catalog.

Click here to shop Bountiful Gardens!

About our The Garden Companion eNewsletter

: Leslie Roberts and Mary Zellachild
Graphic Design, Online Version:
Shannon Joyner
Editorial Assistance:
Carol Cox
Contributors: Matt Drewno, Cynthia Raiser-Jeavons, Colby Halligan, Rachel, Britten, Eric Buteyn, Juan Manuel Martinez, Matt Anderson, Boaz Odour, Cindy Conner, Eric Lagueruela, Mia Sasaki,
and GROW BIOINTENSIVE® friends from around the world.

The print version of this Newsletter is published 3 times per year. The eNewsletter follows soon after.


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