Pootopia!

Welcome to Pootopia! Where poop feeds our food… The compost toilet is a simple system whereby you can poop in a bucket, add some carbon material such as dried leaves. Wood ash and dolomite are also a good addition. After each poop, you add some carbon to create a well-balanced compost that will decompose within…

Fired Up

It’s that time of year again. Forest fires, slash and burn, village trash, farmer’s mulch and garden prunings. After three months of no rain, all gets burned. Pollution levels soar, as do lung-related diseases. It’s an exciting time for Permaculturalists, running around trying to salvage mulch materials from fires to farms. This particular morning, we…

New Upcycled Shadehouse

We upcycled some reusable PVC pipes and leftover plastic shadecloth to make a shadehouse   (a tropical greenhouse for hot climates) nursery for young trees and vegetable seeds.     Inside we got our worm farm going again. we made a compost pile (that black lump in the front there). And EM (inside the big…

Dam it’s fine!

Major discovery today! So exciting I had to blog about it right away… Our hand-made dams in our temporary stream (made in April, visit our blog Dam it!) are now full of water and have turned into proper dams. A shot of the dam a few weeks ago.. As you can see, just a puddle….