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In one of my visits to small holder farmers in Batibo, I noticed they don’t sell maize in their markets but they have them in their farms. 351 more words


Cutting Edge Technologies for Avocado Production - Presentation by Dr. David Crowley

Dr. David Crowley presentation is very valuable tool to understand the basics and innovations necessary for sustainable production. I am not sure why Dr. Crowley chose hedgerows on berms to demonstrate high density plantings, this system is not likely to be efficiently implemented on steep hillsides where many of the California avocado groves are located. 11 more words


2-day biochar workshop this weekend in massachusetts!

October 17 & 18, 2015
9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Kittredge Farm, 24 Hillsville Road, North Brookfield, MA 01535
Cost: $150.00 for both days, with Financial Assistance available, and for more information on this, please contact Gary Neves, Course Administrator ( 139 more words

Classes + Workshops

Creating Terra Preta and Using Urine to Fertilize

We have been farming at Project Spectra for close to a year. The rooftop conditions are especially challenging with the heat and wind. Only certain plants that can adapt to these conditions do better at our garden, like beans and legumes. 701 more words


Idle Brainstorm: Biochar, greenhouse and aquaponics

I’ve previously published a much unpolished brainstorm regarding the viability of aquaponics in areas like my Shenandoah Valley that experience a hard freezing winter and how to make the prospect more viable. 811 more words

Beyond Climate Change Biochar is the Only Carbon Negative Process Nature emits 20 times more than humans

Key to Climate Control

• Rotting leaves return as much CO2 to the atmosphere… 212 more words


Biochar Buries Fossil

Biochar Buries Fossil

What is biochar?

Biochar is charcoal made by heating biomass in a low/no oxygen environment. Biochar can store large amounts of carbon in the ground for centuries, like putting coal back in the mines. 315 more words