John from visits waihuena farm on Oahu, Hawaii to share with you how they are building soil fertility with several free local resources: Wood Chips and Food Scraps. You will discover how this permaculture-style farm is growing food for the community and how they are able to use all the food waste from a local surf competition to create a healthier soil that enables them to grow their fruits and vegetables.
In this episode, you will learn some of the crops that can be grown in hawaii, how to deal with grass when its growing in your beds, how to cold “compost” meat, dairy, and other food scraps that will retain more nutrients than thermal based composts through the use of bokashi and the bokashi bucket with no mess, no smell and no pests.
In the last part of the episode, John interviews Jimmy, the owner of the Bokashi Bucket who will share with you his open source recipe for making your own bokashi as well as a simple bokashi bucket made out of two five gallon buckets.
After watching this episode, you will learn more about bokashi and how it can help you create more fertility in your soil.
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