Making Biochar and Charcoal with a Brick Chimney Kiln

“Here is a full tutorial by O. J. Romo on making Charcoal and Biochar using a Brick Chimney Kiln.” The charcoal can be used for numerous things such water filters and building soil in gardens. … Continue reading →

Secret of Terra Preta Soil Discovered?

We’ve discussed the basics of terra preta soil – the most fertile soil in the world – in two previous blog posts. As I explained in the earlier blog posts, scientists are racing to unlock the secrets of terra preta … Continue reading →

Biochar Workshop Part 1, How to Make Biochar

Detailed presentation in this excellent 4-part series. “Watch the whole day of the Biochar Workshop led by Bob Wells, soil scientist Jon Nilsson and Patryk Battle. Learn how to make biochar and its many beneficial uses including greatly enhancing soil … Continue reading →

Researcher Improves Ancient Water Treatment Technology

Water Treatment with Biochar from Josh Kearns on Vimeo. “New research into an ancient water filtration technology may provide those living in isolated, rural communities with low-cost, sustainable water treatment. … Continue reading →