His name is Pat Marfisi. Here is a link to one article wrote about him. It gives the directions to his "no dig" method.
Wow. That's an excellent article, Sara. He certainly is a kindred spirit. Here's a good article too: http://www.latimes.com/features/la-hm.0612.no-dig-pg,0,3376725.phot... I'm going to incorporate some of this into the Angelus garden. I wonder if it still needs the bone meal (high in calcium/phosphorous) because our soils are high enough in that element. The blood meal might work seeing as that's higher in Nitrogen than the other majors (NPK). It may even keep rabbits away. Eric's bringing the K part in his seaweed today, right Eric?? ;-) Thanks for sharing this with us. Now I'm going to have to get the book he references, "Esther Deans' Gardening Book: Growing Without Digging". I already have the Michael Pollan book "In Defense of Food"... it too is excellent!