Alan Chadwick (1909-1980)
Biointensive farming builds on thousands of years of knowledge, culture and experience from civilisations around the world to create an integral and ecologically sustainable method for growing a complete human diet in the smallest amount of space. With just limited organic fertilisers, no pesticides, machinery or external energy inputs, food is grown using the power of nature alone.
EcoBASE, according with the principles taught by Ecology Action in California, supplies training
and facilitates workshops for farmers and field staff in how to grow complete diets with
nothing more than a spade, a fork and a handful of open-pollinated
EcoBASE is an independent consultancy formed by an international development worker with several years' experience working in developing countries, adapting to different cultures, communicating in different languages and experiencing first hand the consequences of international development aid. EcoBASE has the skills and flexibility necessary for development work and the means to apply them in order to secure humanity's most basic need - Food Security.
Training topics include:
Behind Sustainable Agriculture (World Situation)
Principles of Biointensive Farming
Diet and Garden Design