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Coming Event in Keene

SCSA has been invited to host a table on biochar at the upcoming “Urban Farming” festival, being held in Keene, NH on Wednesday, July 15.  See the details here:   293 more words

News & Essays

There are those days that you feel like.........

There are those days that you feel like you have accomplished nothing at all, then there are days when you feel like you conquered a great mountain!   362 more words

Peace Corps

End of Spring/Start of Summer Update

The longest day of the year fell on Father’s Day this year.  It also officially marked the transition from spring to summer.  Around here, it seems that the calendar and the weather seldom jive.   754 more words

News & Essays

Biochar and Birthdays

BIOCHAR! It’s created by pyrolysis of biomass—the finished product pictured above is biochar made using bamboo in a 55 gallon steel drum. Biochar is a soil amendment that has a lot of potential for soil fertility, water retention, and it is the ultimate value added product if trying to clear bamboo off one’s land. 315 more words


Baking Day

Last week I said I was going to experiment by making a cake I often make at home to go in my lunchbox, the experimental part being that I would be using only the heat of the sun to bake it. 836 more words

Global Biochar Market Share Till, 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

Rising popularity of eco-friendly products on account of growing awareness towards green house emissions is anticipated to promote biochar market growth over the forecast period. Agriculture industry growth in China, India and U.S. 410 more words

Agrochemicals & Fertilizers

India's Waterless Toilet - funded by the Gates Foundation

 Wouldn’t you like to create a waterless toilet AND fuel at the same time?  It’s here!



“The self-contained, waterless toilet has the capability of heating human waste to a high enough temperature to sterilise human waste and create biochar, a highly porous charcoal,” informed project principal investigator Karl Linden, professor of environmental engineering at University of Colorado Boulder. 55 more words

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