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Introduction to Grow BioIntensive

Common Ground Garden

Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Introduction to Grow BioIntensive

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If you had to grow all your own food on a small plot of land with minimal outside inputs, could you do it? GROW BIOINTENSIVE is a sustainable farming and gardening method that has been taught in many countries as a way for people to feed themselves even when they might not have access to much land or fertilizers. The class will explain the basic principles of this system: deep soil preparation, composting, intensive planting, companion planting, maximizing biomass production, maximizing calorie production, open-pollinated seeds, and a whole systems approach. We will also discuss the history and philosophy of GROW BIOINTENSIVE farming, as well as how to get your own project started. Taught by Ryan Batjiaka. Ryan Batjiaka is an Assistant Garden Manager at Ecology Action in Willits, CA.


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Common Ground Garden Supply and Education
559 College Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM


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Common Ground Garden

687 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto CA 94306

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Common Ground Garden is a project of Ecology Action: We teach people worldwide to better feed themselves and the soil using GROW BIOINTENSIVE farming method both locally and internationally.

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