Ken Miller, Vashon's Biochar Czar, goes over the basics of biochar - how to make it, how it's used in the garden, how indigenous people have used biochar for millenia. Watch and learn how adding charcoal can increase your garden yields!
Ken also shared resources for learning more about biochar:
- Workshop: How to Make Biochar
- Making Biochar: Small Batch Method
- The Secret Of Eldorado - TERRA PRETA
- Biochar with Hugh
1491, by Charles Mann
The Biochar Solution, by Albert Bates
Many thanks, Ken Miller, for sharing your knowledge about this important garden amendment!
This presentation was part of the Community Teach-In, Feb 20, 2021. These monthly Teach-Ins are a project of the Vashon Island Time Exchange, a community time bank on Vashon Island, WA. This free events demonstrate that our community has the skills, experience, and knowledge needed for resilience and for thriving.
Join the time bank for free at VashonTime.org