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Fermentation update

Posted: November 29th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Since we made the last video about fermentation and humanure, we’ve started applying the same technique to our kitchen waste, given that we can turn out soil in a tenth of the time and with less work compared to a traditional compost heap alone. So here’s a couple of vids documenting what we’ve been up to, why and how.

This one covers how to generate lactobacillus bacteria in the first place. They exist in leaf matter (particularly in winter), and in the air in general, so it’s just a matter of providing them with an environment favourable to their particular niche:

Next up is how to use the lactobacillus to compost kitchen waste:

And finally, humanure and lactobacillus, or shit into soil sooner than you’d suspect:

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