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John Jeavons, a Leader of the Homegrown Food Movement, Is Recognized
For Incredible Contribution To Humanity
BASTROP, Texas, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Jeavons has been
working for 42 years researching and promoting backyard food
production. He is the author of the best-selling book "How to Grow
More Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than
You Ever Thought Possible On Less Land Than You Can Imagine" which has
over 550,000 copies in print in seven languages. He has authored or
helped create over 30 publications to enable people in all regions of
the world to grow a balanced diet on a small plot of land. Jeavons'
food-raising methods are being used in 141 countries and by such
organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps.
Jeavons' is the Executive Director of the non-profit research
organization Ecology Action, and the founding force behind the
non-profit heirloom seed and tool company Bountiful Gardens.
Jeavons mini-farming techniques called "GROW BIOINTENSIVE" make it
possible to grow food using:
- 67% to 88% less water
- 50% to 100% less fertilizer
- 99% less energy than commercial agriculture, while using a fraction
of the resources.
To raise awareness of Jeavons work, Marjory Wildcraft did an interview
with this leader in the movement towards individual and family food
self-reliance. "John Jeavons has had the biggest impact of any man
alive on helping people to grow their own food" says Wildcraft.
"Hundreds of thousands of people are able to eat dinner tonight
because of Jeavons work." says Wildcraft. Wildcraft is planning a
series of interviews with all the key figures in the homegrown food
movement. "I am honored and delighted to have John be the first one
in this series".
During the interview Wildcraft and Jeavons candidly discuss;
- How many humans the earth has resources to feed, and a specific date
for when the carrying capacity will be exceeded.
- How the Bio-Intensive method is superior for growing soil.
- Why aquaponics is not a good solution for food production.
- Recommendations for home gardeners dealing with Fukashima
radioactive fallout, geo-engineering toxins, and pollution from
- Best locations for surviving collapse scenarios.
The interview is available at
Homegrown Food On Every Table is the catalyzing statement for the
organization founded by Marjory Wildcraft. "Growing your own
groceries and backyard food production is the answer to many of the
major issues we are facing today" say Wildcraft. "Here in the US,
malnutrition is just one of the many elephants in the room no one is
Marjory Wildcraft also teaches people how to grow, prepare, and
preserve their own food and medicine and is passionate about backyard
food production. Wildcraft says she relies heavily on the work of
Jeavons. Wildcraft was recently featured as an expert in sustainable
living in National Geographic. She is an author of several books, but
is best known for her video series "Grow Your Own Groceries" which has
over 300,000 copies being used in over 30 countries around the world.
Wildcraft also organizes an online group of grassroots researchers who
are working to help humanity transition to more sustainable
Media contact: Marjory Wildcraft Email 830 839 4077
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