Author Archive | Michael

Dr. TLUD visits the re:char shamba

The morning of May 18th did not include the usual routine for us at the re:char shamba. Besides weeding and taking care of our test plots we got a visit from Paul Anderson aka Dr. TLUD. He, his wife, some friends and a group of tinsmiths from Uganda visited us in Bungoma as part of […]

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Test Plots, Part 1.

About two weeks ago, we prepared and planted demonstration plots at the re:char shamba here in Bungoma. The goal of the testplots is to show local farmers, farming organizations and you – our readers and re:char followers – the benefits of using biochar. In our two sets of test plots, which include 19 and 21 […]

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Echoing Green in Bungoma

Jambo everyone! On the 12 February we were visited by five members of Echoing Green to examine our state of development here in Bungoma. (Echoing Green is an organization that sponsors a select number of social enterprises each year with funding, social networks and expertise.) To our luck, they brought the first rain drops in […]

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