Composting Made Easy

If you are passionate like me about managing your home waste, but live in an apartment, Bokashi composting may be your answer to your food waste dilemmas. Bokashi is a Japanese method of composting that essentially uses live microbes to “pickle” food waste. During fermentation in the anaerobic atmosphere, it breaks down food into a…

Less Trash + More Bokashi = Garden Love — simplestead

I hate to take out the trash. It actually makes me sad when I see all the stuff I send (or used to send) to the landfill. That’s because I know the place I send my trash is in the middle of a rural, residential zone. Property is cheaper over there. I suspect that’s because […]…

What is Natural Farming?

According to our personal opinions here at GoldenRoots on farming methods, it is a method of farming that uses a specific system of balance to create fertility to generate a living eco-system in the soil to mimic and become as close to the native untouched forest as possible. During these methods of farming, the goal…

Fungal Dominant Tea

Many plants originally from the forest relied on fungal associations from the soil that contained a fungal dominance. This was attained from a web of  mycelium as well as cover plants such as clover to build this. If one were to venture into an untouched forest such as the redwoods or an old growth area, one…

Apartment Composting Made Simple

If you are passionate like me about managing your home waste, but live in an apartment, Bokashi composting may be your answer to your food waste dilemmas. Bokashi is a Japanese method of composting that essentially uses live microbes to “pickle” food waste. During fermentation in the anaerobic atmosphere, it breaks down food into a…