Earthworm farm

Earthworm farm Earthworms are an important part of a healthy soil ecosystem. They have a positive effect on the fertility and structure of the soil. The earthworms digest organic matter in soil and produce excrement rich in mineral particles, decomposed organic matter, and beneficial microorganisms. In addition, they produce tunnels Read more…

Food forests

Food forests “Food forests” or “edible forest gardens” are a special type of forest that uses biomimicry to replicate the the biodiversity of a natural forest. Integrating many different layers in the food forest e.g. canopy trees, vines, groundcovers, root crops and fungi, in a strategic way allows the natural symbiotic Read more…

Making coconut oil

Coconut oil is a tropical oil with myriad uses and proposed health benefits from improving cardiovascular health to repairing tooth cavities [1,2]. It is a highly stable oil with antifungal and antimicrobial properties and is suitable for frying. Coconut oil is highly saturated with a large proportion of medium-chain fatty Read more…