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AUGUST 11th SEATTLE FIRE ARTS BIOCHAR STOVE WORKSHOP

Build a sustainable future.  Come to the Estufa Finca cookstove Workshop and be carbon negative.  Be the first in your neighborhood to build and BBQ on the Estufa Finca, the environmentally friendly, fuel efficient and carbon negative cook stove. It not only burns fuel 4-9 times longer than a traditional fire but improves the environment […]

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TGAL Kickoff & July Cocktail Night! Date and Time: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 07:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location: Belltown Pub 2322 1st Ave, Seattle WA 98121   Response: You must join or log in to RSVP for this event. Description: Come mix and mingle with the best of Seattle’s young professional crowd at BEAN’s […]

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SeaChar Biochar Stove-building Workshop SAT July 14th

SeaChar-Village Green Nursery Biochar/Stove-building Workshop July 14th            Join us on Saturday July 14th at         Village Green Nursery in West Seattle Build an Estufa Finca cook-stove just like the ones we are using in Costa Rica. Make you own biochar. Greetings Gardeners, After 7-months working with Bribri cacao growers in the Talamanca region of […]

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Horticulture Happenings: Goats and Biochar

  Horticulture Happenings: Goats and Biochar June 25, 2012 · by kerrcenter · Bookmark the permalink. ·   We have some new neighbors in the horticulture project. On Tuesday of last week, the livestock team moved their goat herd onto our green fallow plot to graze down the summer cover crop. At this time during […]

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  • Comments Off on In Feburary the project received the most wonderful gift. Our friend Sara Porter visited the project and spent a week with us. Durning that time she did a fantastic illustrated set of instructions for the Estufa Finca cooks. Recently Project cordinator Laura Roldan set text to these illustrations.

The International Biochar Initiative (IBI) today announced final publication of the first international Biochar Standards after a two-week open ballot by IBI Membership. The IBI Biochar Standards are the result of a multi-year development process that was global, transparent, and inclusive, and that involved the input and participation of hundreds of research scientists, entrepreneurs, farmers […]

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Editor, Washington Post, April 18, 2012 Have you heard the story about the economist who was asked what he would do if washed ashore on a desert island? — “I would pick up a rock and assume it was a radio” The so-called “improved” stove in the Indian study reported on by Brian Palmer (“Too […]

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April 28th BioChar Stove Workshop

BioChar Stove Building Workshop on Saturday, April 28th  from 10am to 2pm at S.E.L.F. – Seattle Earth Lost and Foundry / Seattle Maker Space 4710 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle, WA. 98107 (Located at the former Viking Fire Foundry) We invite you to participate by building either the Estufa Finca Five Gallon BioChar Farm Stoves pyroneered […]

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*PLEASE READ TO THE LAST LINE,  A.D. By Brian Palmer, Monday, April 16, 2:43 PM http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/clean-cookstoves-draw-support-but-they-may-not-improve-indoor-air-quality/2012/04/16/gIQAnjCvLT_story_1.html One of the most talked-about public-health initiatives is improving indoor air quality in the rural developing world. Traditional cookstoves — mud basins in which villagers burn wood, charcoal or dung — are the main obstacle. The fire releases particulate matter that contributes to […]

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March BioChar Stove Building Workshop

There is a BioChar Stove Building Workshop on Saturday, March 31st  from 10am to 4pm at S.E.L.F. – Seattle Earth Lost and Foundry / The Foundry MakerSpace 4710 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle, WA. 98107 (Located at the former Viking Fire Foundry) We invite you to participate by building either the Estufa Finca Five Gallon BioChar […]

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