Living soil. Read all about it.

There are many sites talking about Bokashi, about EM, about how marvelous it all is. Which it is. (Of course.) But this one’s a bit different. There are some real experts on board and they’ve been working with Bokashi for many years. With a lot of heart in what they’re doing. Here’s a paper byContinue reading “Living soil. Read all about it.”

Bokashi goes luxury in Krabi

No, it’s the Bokashi going luxury, not us. Unfortunately. This is an article I pulled out of a recent magazine from Thai Airways. They’re promoting this (admittedly gorgeous) resort in Krabi but the interesting thing is that Bokashi and EM are featured in the article as part of the resorts greener than green profile. WhileContinue reading “Bokashi goes luxury in Krabi”

Earthquake cleanup using EM in Christchurch

So many New Zealanders have lost their home and their hope to the recent earthquake in Christchurch. One small light in the dark is the work our colleagues in New Zealand are doing with EM. They have loaded up trucks with liquid EM (Effective Microorganisms) and are spraying it on contaminated areas to help fightContinue reading “Earthquake cleanup using EM in Christchurch”

Can microbes wipe out banana pest?

Things are happenning in our EM world! Picked up this one from the Phillipines, advocates of organic farming are¬†promoting the idea¬†of using effective microorganisms (EM) technology to battle the deadly black sigatoka pest that has affected banana plantations in Mindanao. Apparently farmers are already seeing good results with EM and Bokashi in terms of generalContinue reading “Can microbes wipe out banana pest?”

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”

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 “The Walrus”, which bills itself as Canada’s best magazine. Holly JeanContinue reading “Can bacteria juice save the world?”