In his posthumously published 1911 work Farmers of Forty Centuries, USDA agronomist F. H. King documents his travels studying the intensive agriculture of China, Korea and Japan. Multiple references are made to the efforts of farmers and city-dwellers alike to collect and distribute human waste to nearby farms as a valuable source of ongoing fertility: […]
From last year’s Cooking with Food Waste workshop to the upcoming installment of the developing Waste Not series, Living Web Farms is making a point to not only reduce waste, but help change the perspective on waste all together. There is no waste in nature. As agriculturalists, there is great importance in studying farming practices […]
In the fall of last year I led a short workshop covering some homestead applications of common wood stove ashes. It was the first of what I hope will become one of many “Waste Not:” workshops hosted out of the Living Web Farms’ biochar facility. Later this year I’ll discuss the myriad applications – of […]
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