August 2015 Natural Farming Hawai’i Meeting in Hilo. Natural Farming Solutions was the topic discussed and the Maintenance solution recipe was given as 1 part OHN, 2 parts FPJ and 2 parts Vinegar (Banana preferred) combined, then diluted 20mL per gallon of water and sprayed every 7-11 days on plants optimally around sunset or used as a drench to clean up pollutants by revitalizing beneficial soil micro biology.
No smell, no flies, no cleaning, no problems pig pens, a.k.a. Inoculated Deep Litter Systems, were the topic of the May 2015 Natural Farming Hawai’i meeting and potluck. For over 5 years over a dozen operations have proven why this is the NRCS best practice for swine waste management plans, because there’s nothing to clean up! All the waste is digested right on the living floor reducing labor and eliminating the need for water.
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Oriental Herbal Nutrient recipe, which consists of tincturing garlic, ginger, licorice, cinnamon and angelica, was covered at the April 2015 Natural Farming Hawai’i meeting. These 5 traditional healing herbs have been effective medicine for countless generations. Learn how to integrate and apply this recipe and other medicinal tinctures in your natural farming practice.
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Zach Mermel sharing his knowledge of edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation.
Natural Farming Hawai’i Monthly Potluck
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Seawater and Minerals (Audio Recording)
Fermented Sea Water
At the May 2014 Monthly Meeting we went over the Fish Amino Acid recipe
36 natural farmers met March 13th 2012 at the Aupuni Center in Hilo Hawai’i.
On the Agenda:
- Yurek Chodak talking about his experience and results of using natural farming soil foundation on his orchard in Peepeeke’o.
- Kaika of Dragon Eye Farms reporting on her natural farming chicken operation using Master Cho’s poultry system in Kapoho.
- Drake on making Fermented Plant Juice
Download and listen to the audio recording of the meeting as an MP3 file