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Garden Companion Newsletter Issue No. 13
41 Years.
143 Countries.
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Billions of pounds of fertile soil grown.
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Editor: Leslie Roberts
Editorial Assistance: Carol Cox and Mary Zellachild
Graphic Design: Shannon Joyner
Contributors: Justin Bartolini, Bob Cooper, Jes Pearce, John Jeavons, Joe Huber, Cat Johnson, Juan Manuel Martinez, Patricia Mayagoitia, Matt Anderson, Matt Drewno, Rachel Laase, Olawumi Benedict, Samuel Kangethe, BG staff, and GROW BIOINTENSIVE® friends from around the world.
Ecology Action Mini-Farm Tour June 10, 2017 Biointensive Community Announcements We want to hear from you! Winter Reflections How 3 US Mini Farms are Sowing the Seeds of Global Food Security From the Director’s Corner Recipe Turmeric Rice DIY-How to Build and Use Seedling Flats Thanks from the Interns Herbal Spotlight - Rosemary Communidad Biointensiva, A Growing Friendship Book Reviews Grow a Sustainable diet, Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth The Lean Farm - How to Minimize Waste Increase Efficiency, and Maximize value and profits with less work Latin America Update How to Grow Seedlings Indoors Rice Experiment Update Becoming Unified - A Spiritual Journey of Double-Digging California Seed Sharing Bill Signed Into Law Wall to Wall, A Natural Building Workshop Series Biointensive Team Corner  -Introducing Justin Bartolini Tool Review - Clarington Forge D-Handled Fork and Spade Download Ecology Action’s Handy Garden Calendar New in 2017! A 9-part Biointensive Saturday Class Series at EA! Click here for a little treat Donate Now! Your contributions grow hope around the world! About Ecology Action Since 1972, EA has been researching and demonstrating the growing edge of sustainable food raising, and making our knowledge available to people everywhere. It is your support dollars that enable this growth and global outreach. Please consider increasing your general support so we can continue to expand our fundamental outreach programs to people here at home and around the world—and grow a healthier, fairer, more hopeful tomorrow for us all. Bountiful Gardens, a project of Ecology Action DIY Redwood Seed Flat Kit from Bountiful Gardens - click to read the article Click to Shop Bountiful Gardens Click to go to Common Ground Garden DONATE NOW Permaculture: Guides for a Healthy Garden Eventbrite Page Homesteading 101: Cultivate Edible Mushrooms in your own Garden Summer Fruit Tree Thinning and Pruning for Quality Organic Gardening 101: How to grow without pesticides Common Ground Garden in Palo Alto - Upcoming Classes