Biochar: A New/Old Technology Gains Ground
edible Cape Cod
By Elizabeth Saito | September 15, 2010
Five years ago, Bob Wells of Eastham read about the terra preta soils in the book 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus. At the time, he was beginning to clear a six-acre plot of land abutting the National Seashore to start his own farm. I stood with Wells out in his fields on a mild evening in late June. “This is what I was starting out with,” he said, picking up a handful of sandy earth and letting it run through his fingers. “Washed out, sandy soils.” Without any additional research, Wells decided to try adding some charcoal to his soils, which he knew how to make from building model rockets in his youth.
Eastham company creates Biomass pyrolysis machine to ship to China
Cape Cod Times By Lorelei Stevens firstname.lastname@example.org EASTHAM - Down a rutted road in a tidy industrial park bay, Bob Wells and his crew are building behemoth machines with the idea of saving the planet.... Read More