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Archive for June 2013

Bokashi – Bones, Pits, Dog Poop and Winter Weather

Bokashi – Bones, Pits, Dog Poop and Winter Weather

Bokashi – Bones, Pits, Dog Poop and Winter Weather We are in the dead of winter, a wonderful time to gather thoughts and contemplate the arrival of spring and summer.  In the Pacific Northwest we are fortunate to have mild winters. It is so easy to ferment […]

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Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 3 of 3 – Bokashi Sustainable Farming Practices, Cycling Food Waste Intelligently

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 3 of 3 – Bokashi Sustainable Farming Practices, Cycling Food Waste Intelligently

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 3 of 3 – Bokashi Sustainable Farming Practices, Cycling Food Waste Intelligently In the midst of all the bad news about climate change, poisons in the water supply, soil, and food supply it is most encouraging to discover how creative we are in […]

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Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 2 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more.

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 2 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more.

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 2 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more. How fast and efficient is Bokashi fermenting compared to composting or burial of food waste?  It is 10 times faster than composting and yields a far richer end […]

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Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 1 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more.

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 1 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more.

Bokashi Expert’s Guide Part 1 of 3 – Fermenting Food Waste, Apartment and Condo Use, Commercial Applications, and more.    In a 3 part series I want to help you understand much more intimately how to bokashi ferment waste material.  Maybe you’ve been fermenting waste material and […]

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Bokashi Fermentation – Rooftop Gardens, Apartments & Condominiums

Bokashi Fermentation – Rooftop Gardens, Apartments & Condominiums

Bokashi Fermentation – Rooftop Gardens, Apartments & Condominiums There are many advantages related to living in the city, in a high rise condominium, or in a high rise apartment close to the center of town.  With a little imagination you can create your own paradise on a […]

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Bokashi Your Yard Waste!

Bokashi Your Yard Waste!

Bokashi Your Yard Waste! We’ve been talking a lot about all kinds of things related to bokashi.  In our last blog we spoke of Diogenes (the Dog) and summarized in our view how being uninformed or applying science inappropriately results in very devastating results  (Prairie Dog Science….Curbside […]

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Prairie Dog Science: Curb Side Food Waste, Kitchen Scraps, Green Cones, Composting & Heavy Metals!

Prairie Dog Science: Curb Side Food Waste, Kitchen Scraps, Green Cones, Composting & Heavy Metals!

Prairie Dog Science: Curb Side Food Waste, Kitchen Scraps, Green Cones, Composting & Heavy Metals! Diogenes the Dog I’d like to take a little time to put it straight.  Searching for the truth is hard work.  Most of us are a little lazy.  We are busy and […]

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Bokashi saves you Money & Gets Rid of Your Garbage!

Bokashi saves you Money & Gets Rid of Your Garbage!

Bokashi saves you Money & Gets Rid of Your Garbage! How would you like to get rid of bad smells and stop the pests that go after your garbage (rats, dogs, flies and cockroaches) …and quit paying the city so much to hall the stuff away………and feel […]

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Tails from the Underground!

Tails from the Underground!

Tails from the Underground! We were talking about soil, the need for diversity in soil microbes to support and sustain healthy plants, and want to focus on practices that are least likely to adversely affect our planet. We have come to understand and appreciate that plants and […]

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Seattle to require table-scrap recycling at homes in 2009

Seattle to require table-scrap recycling at homes in 2009

   Seattle to require table-scrap recycling at homes in 2009 We’re talking about TRASH! That’s right, about the scraps and food that end up in your trash can and then in the landfills near and around cities. The people involved in handling your scraps refer to this kind of […]

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Greenhouse Gases: Microbes, Plants, Microbial Fertilizers?

Greenhouse Gases: Microbes, Plants, Microbial Fertilizers?

Greenhouse Gases……Microbes, Plants, Microbial Fertilizers? What’s in the soil anyway? A lot more then you may have every imagined……..and it’s pretty exciting.  Maybe you think it really isn’t a big deal and not so very important.  Tell that to the Irish who experienced the Great Famine (Irish: An […]

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Greenhouse Gases, Wormeries, Compost, and Bio-Char Oh My!

Greenhouse Gases, Wormeries, Compost, and Bio-Char Oh My!

Greenhouse Gases, Wormeries, Compost, and Bio-Char, Oh My!   Things aren’t always as they appear………or as we are told.  Like the scarecrow, the tin man, and the cowardly lion, we need good ideas, our heart, and courage to do what is right.  We are told that the […]

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A Letter from Larry Green

A Letter from Larry Green

A Superior Alternative to Composting: For Gardeners, Home owners, Farmers, and Industrial Practitioners in Organic Waste Processing Much has been written and published on the subject of composting, gardening, greenhouse gases and global warming.  Waste is the common denominator linking these topics. We produce an enormous amount […]

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The Naked Truth about COMPOST!

The Naked Truth about COMPOST!

The Naked Truth…..about COMPOST! There, I just blurted it out……….there is something untruthful, something not being said about compost.  Understanding and committing to practices that are truly sustainable takes courage, involves change, requires forethought and action but gives in return treasures for the effort.  At bokashicycle.com we are […]

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