San Mateo Event Center
APRIL 5 - 9, 2017

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Backyard Chickens, Rabbits and Bees Sunday, April 9, 2017
1:15pm - 2:15pm

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Benjamin Eichorn

Company: Grow Your Lunch

Title: Owner

Benjamin (“Farmer Ben”) Eichorn is an internationally – renowned expert on the topics of edible gardening and food literacy education. He is the author of “Edible Gardening: Ten Essential Practices for Growing Your Own Food.” Ben grew up on Country Flat Farm in Big Sur, CA where his family grows certified organic Meyer lemons, diverse vegetable and fruit crops, and keeps honey bees. In 2010, he founded Grow Your Lunch (, after teaching for four years at the Edible Schoolyard Project in Berkeley, CA. The mission of Grow Your Lunch is “to inspire a revolution in public health and well-being by empowering communities and individuals to grow their own food.” He lives in San Francisco, CA.

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