Growing with Biochar
USDA SARE grant project

KAW Valley Biochar
Lawrence, Kansas
Subterra
Biochar Test Plot

Missile Base Road, Eskridge, KS
Jeremiah Peden, Devin Gerling, David Yarrow
May 21, 2013
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SLIDE SHOW
3rd SARE Test Plot
Research & Demonstration Showcase
Growing
with Biochar

teach & test soil carbon sequestration
field work in carbon-smart agriculture
KAW Valley Biochar
funded by a USDA SARE grant
Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas
Growing with Biochar
provides information, answers and resources
to sustainable farmers, gardeners, nuseries, educators
how to practice carbon-smart farming
based on Biological Agriculture
to grow nutrient-dense cool-food.

Growing with Biochar
is funded by a grant from USDA SARE
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education.
to help growers intelligently, successfully test biochar
in research & demonstration test beds
on farms in the Lawrence, Kansas foodshed.

Growing with Biochar
has a primary goal to draft and publish a
Grower Manual of Carbon-Smart Farming
Ñeffective instructions to make, prepare & use biochar
in production agriculture of nutrient-dense food,
and to sequester carbon, to begin a long, slow journey
to mitigate climate change.

RESOURCES
Lawrence Sustainability
www.vajrafarm.com
KAW Permaculture
Sustainability Action Network
Lawrence Edible Food Forest
International Biochar Initiative
www.biochar-international.org

U.S. Biochar Initiative
www.biochar-us.org

Microbiology
SCD Probiotics
Mycorrhizal Applications
SCD Probiotics
Growing with Biochar
SARE grant Biochar proposal
Growing with Biochar
KAW Valley Biochar
Biochar on the Farm

Biochar in Soil
4 M's to Prepare Biochar
Using Biochar in Soil
World Class Soils

Carbon-Smart
Carbon-Smart Farming
Let Freedom Ring!

"Cool-Food" Labeling
www.dyarrow.org/cool-food

TLUD Fabrication & Operation
www.dyarrow.org/TLUD
www.dyarrow.org/venturi

Woodgas Power & Biofuels
Woodgas Wizard Wayne Keith
Woodgas History

Nutrient-Dense Food
Nutrient-Dense Introduction
Nutrient-Dense Campaign
Nutrient-Dense at Saratoga Apple

Sea Minerals
Sea Energy in Agriculture
Nutrient-Dense Milk
American Bison
SeaAgri: SEA-90 distributor

BIOCHAR:

the story
the source
the miracle
the promise
Research & Demonstration
Biochar Test Plots
Vajra Farm
Hoyland Farm
Greenman
Subterra
Lulu's Garden
Common Ground
Moon on the Meadow
Buller Family Farm
Give Growers Guidance
Biochar
on the Farm
SARE-funded project

Lawrence, Kansas

Let Freedom Ring!
Geology into Biology

Carbon, Minerals & Microbes
Venturi Vortex
TLUD Biochar Burner

optimum combustion
Lettuce Seedling
Trials with Biochars

Saratoga Apple, Summer 2010
The 4 M's
to
Prepare Biochar
for use in soil

Carbon-Smart
Farming

grow food in changing climate
Cool-Food
Eating Our Way
to a Sustainable Future

answers to climate calamity
Nutrient Dense
Farming
at Saratoga Apple
PHI
Divine Ratio
Alice in mathematical wonderland
Water Angel
in India


KAW Valley Biochar     Growing with Biochar: a USDA SARE grant project     www.GrowingwithBiochar.org     6/21/2013