A report on some upgrades to the “Tin Man” biochar retort.
The temperature data looks promising.
The quest for the perfect backyard biochar kiln.
By adding a second layer of plastic with and air space between, I hope to ameliorate the extreme temperature fluctuations in my small hoop house.
One of the things I have been involved with this year is teaching classes in how to make “hot” compost. A hot compost pile is one which is constructed to create the ideal environment for thermophilic bcteria which can break down organic material is as little as one month. The downside to hot composting is … More E-Z Turn composter