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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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First Pigeon Pea Harvest!

We’re going to try sprouting this first batch. Any cooking recommendations from pigeon pea connoisseurs out there?

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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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The Battle of the Leafcutter Ants

Soon after the garden was fully planted, colonies leafcutter ants established and began eating the newly planted garden. The leafcutter ants consumed most of the garden except for parsley, sweet pepper and garlic, in a period of three days. The … Continue reading

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I love TMA

The Third Millennium Alliance is an organization that i heard about from a friend, erinn, in fort collins. two years ago her brother, another american and an ecuadorian started buying formally forested land in the cloud and rainforests of western … Continue reading

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