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How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
     

How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine

by John Jeavons
 

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For over 30 years, this pioneering work has continued to revolutionize food production around the world. While many people tend to look for big solutions to global concerns such as malnutrition, environmental researcher John Jeavons proves that the answers are often found in our backyards-that is, in how we grow our food. Written for the individual gardener, HOW TO

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For over 30 years, this pioneering work has continued to revolutionize food production around the world. While many people tend to look for big solutions to global concerns such as malnutrition, environmental researcher John Jeavons proves that the answers are often found in our backyards-that is, in how we grow our food. Written for the individual gardener, HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES is the bible on GROW BIOINTENSIVEr MINI-FARMING, a method that produces high yields of food crops in very small spaces while nourishing the soil and reducing the use of chemicals. This newly revised and significantly expanded edition incorporates the latest techniques and methods developed by Jeavons and many others around the world who have adopted this increasingly necessary method of small-scale food production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580082334
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
10.92(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

JOHN JEAVONS is a cofounder of the group Ecology Action and the father of the modern biointensive gardening movement. He lives in Willits, California, where he has been growing more vegetables for decades.

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