So, back to the paper. A half-newspaper or so in the bottom of the bucket, and another wad in the top is normally sufficient to soak up the liquid from a bucket of bokashi food waste. The problem with newspaper like this is that while it does a good job in the bucket, it tendsContinue reading “03. Using newspaper”
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Starting up with bokashi
Bokashi is actually really easy. But the first bucket or two you do often feels quite strange. It’s not natural for us to squirrel away food waste in a bucket in the kitchen, and we’re trained to think bacteria is risky and any rubbish in the kitchen should be removed immediately, before it starts toContinue reading “Starting up with bokashi”
Bokashi — Keep it dry and it won’t smell. Promise.
The trick to enjoying life with your Bokashi bin is to keep it dry in there. Honestly, it’s that simple. Yeah, you have to have an airtight bin and sprinkle on the bran regularly but if it smells in your bin chances are it’s just too wet. The process is probably doing fine but it’sContinue reading “Bokashi — Keep it dry and it won’t smell. Promise.”
Bio-bags. Dead easy and a great way to do Bokashi.
I keep talking about bio-bags. And to be honest I’m not completely sure what they’re called in different countries. But they are basically these — a roll of bags that work just like plastic bags but that are made from corn starch. Organic in other words, and they will break down in the soil. WeContinue reading “Bio-bags. Dead easy and a great way to do Bokashi.”
Well, I think it does! Bokashi is one of those few things in life that you know is really cool from the first second, then year after year just goes on convincing you even more. And I’m not alone. The world is full of us, Bokashi fans who are quietly spreading the word by wordContinue reading “Bokashi rules!”
Bokashi is hot in Edmonton!
Here’s one of the cutest little Bokashi guys I’ve seen for a while!! His name’s Dexter and you can read about him and his family’s Bokashi project here. They’ve just started up their bin as part of a cool project going on in Edmonton just now. Wrote about it a while ago here and here. MikeContinue reading “Bokashi is hot in Edmonton!”
Kate’s Bokashi bucket
Bokashi buckets come in all shapes and sizes. They look different in every country, and wherever you go people are finding cool ways of making their own. I thought it would be fun to pick a few and do a little show-and-tell here — a big thank you to the creative guys out there whoContinue reading “Kate’s Bokashi bucket”