Touring Trollworks Biochar Plant

Yesterday I had a chance to tour Trollworks in Santa Clara, New Mexico, where various prototype machines are being built to make biochar. The Trollworks system integrates four innovative elements to deliver a system with multiple applications, benefits and potential … Continue reading →

A 21 Acre Food Forest and Learning Center in India

In 1996, Raghava inherited a coconut plantation from his grandfather. Unlike his ancestors who had practiced agriculture for seven generations, Raghava, then an undergraduate, had no connection with the soil. “I grew up on a healthy diet of inspiring stories … Continue reading →

The Root Cellar Capital of the World

Elliston, a tiny town in Newfoundland, Canada’s most eastern province, was traditionally a fishing community. Cod was king, until in 1992,  the Canadian government imposed a cod fishing moratorium. Overnight, thousands of livelihoods were wiped out. Many locals left for … Continue reading →