Monthly Archives: January 2014

Making biochar in a woodstove

We have been making biochar all winter in small batches by using tin cans we got from some “pirouette” cookies and a paint can that we found in an old garage that was exceptionally clean.  We poked a small hole … Continue reading

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Learning to slaughter lambs

Today we facilitated a learning experience in slaughtering lambs.  These aren’t just any lambs, these are high quality, grass fed, pasture raised, churro sheep.  We had three educators learn the process from a local slaughtering expert, Edward Gonzales.  All of … Continue reading

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Checking out Parr Field

While we were planting garlic, it dawned on us that we still had some hoses, tools, and crops out at Parr Field.  So here we are tidying up the field and getting the last of our crops.  As we plan … Continue reading

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Planting garlic at Sol Feliz

Better late than never!  We would have liked to get the garlic in the ground last October or November.  We were on track for planting in late November but then a snow storm came and first made the field frozen … Continue reading

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