[Market-farming] soil fertility continuing ed

Steve Diver steved at ipa.net
Mon Mar 21 11:30:59 EDT 2011

Lump charcoal (vs briquettes) is the kind to get started with, yes.

E.g., Cowboy Charcoal

Btw, "The Biochar Revolution" edited by Paul Taylor which just came
out recently is the hands-on book for practical biochar.

Steve Diver

On 3/21/2011 10:04 AM, Ann Sherrington wrote:
> At the risk of sounding simplistic, I have a question on biochar:   if
> biochar is based on charcoal created in a smothered fire, does it
> follow that you could take commercial charcoal (not the briquettes,
> the "real" stuff), pulverize it, add it to your soil, and get a
> similar effect?
> Ann Sherrington
> Cape Breton

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