John Jeavons | Talks at Google

“John Jeavons spoke at Google in Mountain View on April 12, 2012 about his four decades pioneering biointensive farming and what we can do for food security in the future. He is introduced by Google Executive Chef Olivia Wu.

About the Author:

John Jeavons has been the Director of the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Mini-Farming program for Ecology Action since 1972. He is the author of How to Grow More Vegetablesand Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible On Less Land Than You Can Imagine, the primer on sustainable Biointensive Mini-Farming. Widely regarded as a food, soil, and organic farming expert, his food-raising methods are being used in 141 countries and by such organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps.

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His latest book, How to Grow More Vegetables (8th Edition) is available at:



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