Jim L. has expressed a desire to try to get a group together and drive down to the Bountiful Gardens (actually Ecology Action) site in Willits, CA.
Bountiful Gardens sells untreated open-pollinated seed of heirloom quality for vegetables, herbs, flowers, grains, green manures, compost and carbon crops. Offering Biointensive and Grow BiointensiveTM sustainable organic seed.”
The 3 day workshops ($350 – 400 per person depending on the time of registration) that are offered by
Ecology Action are varied and cover BIOINTENSIVE SM Sustainable Mini-Farming and Ecology Action Research.
“The tours include participant introductions; a discussion of the overall world challenges that humankind faces in the areas of soil, food, and nutrition; an exploration of the connection between thinking globally and acting locally; a tour of the garden and discussion of several crops in particular; and 30-minute mini-classes on double-digging, composting, seed propagation, sustainable home garden crops, and cooking with solar ovens given by staff, apprentices and interns.”
for more information click on the links above and if interested in getting a group together for a visit contact Jim L.