Now We’re Cookin!
Teach the Teacher
- Compost Physics
- Why Compost Heats Up
- Compost Log Triggers
- Permaculture, homesteading, and compost-powered heating in the Vermont hills (VIDEO)
Some farmers use the composting process as a means of producing and harnessing heat for other uses. Whole Systems Design in Maine uses the Jean Pain Method to heat the soil in their greenhouse to extend their season in early spring and late fall. Design a system that is similar to extend your seasons for an outdoor raised bed.
What other ways could this technique be applied? How many integrated compost piles would it take to heat all of your garden beds?
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