Common Ground is a project of Ecology Action, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting the GROW BIOINTENSIVE®; method of sustainable agriculture. Under the direction of John Jeavons, author of How to Grow More Vegetables, Ecology Action has researched and promoted Biointensive agricultural methods worldwide since 1972.
WHAT WILL WE BE DOING?
We will be working on their organic farm, located in Palo Alto, doing things like mulching in the orchard area, or planting and trimming trees. Although this is a regularly scheduled work day, they are going to give us a special informational tour, per our request! They also have a potluck lunch afterwards if you want to stay.
9am - 9:30am - Garden tour and overview of Grow Biointensive Principles used here.
9:30am -1pm - Greenhouse Workparty!
1pm - 2pm Potluck lunch
- Wear comfortable and dirt worthy clothes
- Sturdy shoes
- Water for yourself
- Food for potluck (optional)
- Your own favorite tools (optional)
- Breakfast or snacks (optional)
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