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Agroforestation Project; 6,500 Native Trees Planted January 2013

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The Worms at Work: 10 steps to nutrient rich soil

3MA Worms from 3MAlliance on Vimeo. Check out the first of our series of short videos on our experiments in sustainable living.

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Las Lombrices Trabajan: 10 pasos a tierra muy rica

3MA Lombrices from 3MAlliance on Vimeo.

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En El Jardin

Plugging along in the garden. We dug up two of the beds for some hugelkultur-inspired experimentation. (Similar to a cold-frame project of mine that has been showing promising results in its first year. Read more about hugelkultur in general here.) … Continue reading

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Building a New Compost Pile

Vegetable gardening in the production zone presents a number of challenges (opportunities, hopefully). Clay soil – most of the biomass of a rainforest is above ground, alive in lush vegetation. The topsoil is notoriously thin (Terra preta being a notable … Continue reading

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