Month: June 2009

Midsummer magic

Last weekend we celebrated midsummer here. It rained. As it should. But it was magic. Truly, wonderfully, magic. Imagine you’re walking home across fields of lupins at 1 in the morning and the sun is sort of going down on the horizon sort of…

Going green, green, greener in San Franscisco

Strange that I just read a story about flower power in connection with San Francisco in the sixties. Now there’s a new kind of green peace happening on the streets there. Compost to the people. Or rather, people to the compost. Breaking news that…

Bokashi in the Philippines

I’ve picked up a few bits of news recently from the Philippines about the inroads being made by Bokashi and EM. Partly I think they can be put down to someone somewhere being on the ball and getting the information out to the press,…

What’s Bokashi got to do with lunch?

Today we had fresh homemade pasta. For the first time ever! (Thanks Jamie Oliver…) Not only was the pasta fabulous, it was astonishingly simple. 400g of flour on the bench, 4 eggs cracked into a well in the flour, mix and stir and knead….

Bokashi in Motueka

…and where the hell is Motueka, you ask? Ask any kiwi, they’ll tell you. It’s a great little town on the top end of the South Island of New Zealand. A paradise really, with a fantastic coast, laid back lifestyle and nice climate. When…

Can bacteria juice save the world?

Not my headline but I wish it was. A truly excellent blog by Holly Jean Buck from October 2008 — well worth reading if you’re in the least interested in Bokashi, in EM, in the ecological future of our planet. Read it here on…

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