Any Bokashi preschools out there?

We’re working here in Sweden with a lovely local preschool — it’s owned and run by the employees and they’re really committed to what they’re doing. One project they’ve started up lately is Bokashi composting. So now there’s no more kitchen waste (and they make all their own food in their own kitchen) and insteadContinue reading “Any Bokashi preschools out there?”

Bokashi kids in Gisborne

OK, so I have a soft spot for stories from New Zealand, but the thing is they’re doing a really good job downunder in getting kids involved in Bokashi composting and growing. Here’s a nice little story from the Scoop news site in NZ talking about how kids at the Te Kainga Whaiora Childrens HealthContinue reading “Bokashi kids in Gisborne”

Bokashi thread with kiwi flavour

Here’s a thread on Bokashi composting that’s worth having a look at if you’re curious on what people out there in the “real world” think. Actually I think many of the postings are from New Zealand –my old homeland 🙂 but also a country that’s become a Bokashi hotspot in recent years. As you can seeContinue reading “Bokashi thread with kiwi flavour”

Bokashi in Vietnam

(The picture relates to shrimp farming) I work as a translator (Swedish to English) so I have to admit to being a real snob when it comes to machine translations. But I just changed my mind. I got curious when I picked up the following newsclip from Vietnam and was thinking of publishing here, askingContinue reading “Bokashi in Vietnam”

Pelle’s Bokashi buckets — in Czechoslovakia

Pelle is a Swede living in Czechoslovakia. Home for the time being is the farm where he lives with his wife and her family — ducks, geese, hens, fish, sheep and a dam or two. The sheep and hens are happily eating Bokashi these days — that’s right, kitchen scraps that have been fermented inContinue reading “Pelle’s Bokashi buckets — in Czechoslovakia”

Bokashi in Shangri-La!

Just the word Shangri-La conjures up some long-lost dreams of paradise, but in real life its a hotel chain in Malaysia. Which is working hard with EM and Bokashi to improve its environmental efforts. Recently the chain’s Tanung Aru hotel resort and spa on Kotakinabalu (yes, I know this is turning into a hide-and-seek geographyContinue reading “Bokashi in Shangri-La!”

Bokashi campaign in Yorkshire

  Yorkshire Council is doing it’s bit to help locals get their food waste back into the soil where it belongs. The less food waste going to landfill the better — for everyone. The deal in the council’s East Riding is that local homeowners get a subsidy on wormeries, kitchen caddies, home composters and bokashiContinue reading “Bokashi campaign in Yorkshire”

Bokashiworld: Perak in Malaysia

 Dr Mah, head of health, local government, consumer, env­ironment, transport and non-Islamic affairs Now we’re off to Malaysia to check out a Bokashi story in Perak. First stop, admittedly, was the atlas. I’ve travelled through Malaysia a couple of times but can’t say my geography is any better for that. Turns out that it’s onContinue reading “Bokashiworld: Perak in Malaysia”

Bokashi in Dubai

Time for a complete change of subject when it comes to Dubai. You won’t read a word here about palm tree islands and financial dreams gone awry. This is Bokashiworld! So it turns out that in Dubai there’s a couple of commited women starting up a Bokashi business. Changing the way people see their rubbishContinue reading “Bokashi in Dubai”