Being Frank about biochar in Tasmania

Frank is based in the more attractive and stimulating part of Eastern NZ. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-12/tas-country-hour-8-may-2015/6461028 He’s becoming the ‘go-to’ guy on TFOD among many other things. We need to clone him for NZ… things would be happening a lot faster. He’s … Continue reading

Biochar Event – next Sunday, 3 May

An informal event to share experience and knowledge on making and using biochar. Share experiences and ideas with other biochar makers Learn ways to make biochar for home garden, farm or greenhouse Compare different biochar machines Practical Demonstrations No experience … Continue reading

New Biochar Journal article

Campfire Lessons: Breaking Down the Combustion Process to Understand Biochar Production By Mark R. Fuchs, M. Garcia-Perez, P. Small and G. Flora “Campfires were the first step in the evolution of slow pyrolysis reactors. Observing the play of the flames … Continue reading

Biochar Journal – new articles

Since my first post on the Biochar Journal, highlighting Kathleen Draper’s Biochar Paper article, there have been 3 new articles… all great reading, How Biochar Works in Soil by Kelpie Wilson Hypotheses of biochar’s role in the development of fertile … Continue reading