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3-Day Workshop Nov. 2-4, 2012

Interplanted Wheat and Vetch
John Jeavons Blogs on Overwintering Cover Crops!

Cover Cropping is one of the best ways gardeners can take care of their soil, by growing large amounts of compost materials and a significant amount of calories, while "covering" the soil for the winter, and we at Ecology Action have been doing continuous research on this particular technique since 1972.

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Common Ground Garden
A Project of Ecology Action

Gardening classes,
volunteer opportunities, and more!

Upcoming Classes:

Fall Fruit Tree Pruning for Beauty and Bounty
October 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Price: $30

Edible Landscaping with Exotic Fruits
November 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Price: $30

Scions: Selecting Fruit Tree Varietals
for Successive Ripening

December 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Price: $30

Bare-root Fruit Tree Planting
January 14 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Price: $30

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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

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Wendell Barry quote on soil

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.

Contribution Levels:
$40 Seed
$60 Garden
$100 Farm
$250 Community
$500 Village
$1,000 Town
$5,000 Region
$10,000+ World of Difference

— 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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About The Garden Companion eNewsletter

: Leslie Roberts
Graphic Design, Online Version:
Shannon Joyner
Editorial Assistance:
Carol Cox and Mary Zellachild
Contributors: Jes Pearce, Paul Higgins, Matt Drewno, Emily Danko, Rachel Laase, Carol Vesecky, Mary Zellachild, BG staff, 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.

New Look, Same Great Newsletter!
We're excited to now bring you the print version of Ecology Action's Garden Companion in COLOR. With an expanded format of 16 pages, we hope to provide more GROW BIOINTENSIVE news and information from around the world. The newsletter is printed with soy ink on 40% post-consumer paper. Tell us what you think! Take our online survey!

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