John Jeavons is the Executive Director of Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula.
John Jeavons is the Executive Director of Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula. He is known internationally as the leading researcher and method developer, teacher, and consultant for the small-scale, sustainable agricultural method known as GROW BIOINTENSIVE mini-farming. 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. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 publications on this high-yielding, resource-conserving Biointensive approach, including a five-part, peer reviewed article that appeared in The Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. Jeavon's food-raising methods are being used in 141 countries and by such organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps.