A fun chart to show how plants are related to the biological ratios. For instance, if I go into a thriving forest, a natural grove of trees, there will be 800 parts fungus to 500 parts bacteria by biomass present. So when I go to plant a grove of fruit […]
We got together on July 31st at 6am to put some food in the ground. What a better way to celebrate my birthday than by creating a community seed source for the Hilo area. With all the political and financial pressure in the world, we understand that edible landscaping can […]
On Saturday January 15th 2011, Kim Chang presented Chicken Feed Workshop at Kaiao Community Garden in Hilo. Kim has been feeding 42 egg laying hens for the past year incorporating the tactics of Master Cho’s Natural Farming learned from the master in Korea here in Hawai’i. The basic feed recipe […]
I’ve began farming at Kamana Gardens in October 2010. 10/10 you might say. Chester, the owner of the property, and I installed a webcam in December to visually document the process. The camera uploads one picture a minute from 5am until 7pm every day. I wrote some software to turn […]
Josiah Hunt reports: The recipe: Fish meal, wood chips, biochar, dirt. fish meal was added to the wood chips with inoculant. inoculated wood chips were then blended with dirt, biochar (about 10%) and more fish meal.