Building Permanent Culture in Knoxville
The GEK Power Pallet is a complete biomass power generation solution that converts woody biomass to electricity, heat, and PTO shaft power. It is a compact, integrated and fully automated system –from wood chips in, to power out– delivered at the breakthrough price of $1-$2/watt.
The Power Pallet is comprised of the GEK Hot TOTTI multi-stage gasifier, spark fired…Continue
Added by Jeremy Spiers on April 21, 2011 at 1:29am — No Comments
Boy, wouldn't I like to have one of these around here... It would be worth its weight in gold. Imagine the improvement in re-purposing overgrown farmland. At a ton an hour, and burning pretty much any bio-mass that you can come up with, this could produce a serious amount of fuel and soil additives wherever it was hauled.
|The fence line, along which we've planted pole beans and snow peas.|
|Three beds: Lettuce in the closest, next corn, and then wheat (an experiment... we'll try to harvest it and mill it by hand.)…|
Added by Jeremy Spiers on April 18, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Decided to do some yard gardening with the kids again, this year. We live on top of the Knox Fault in the very edge of Knox County, which means that the property we rent is essentially a series of sink holes with rock ridges in between. The yard has been smoothed out of a beautiful karst cedar forest, but again, it consists of a series of ridges with rock just coming through and grassy lawn around them.
We didn't want a traditional garden here, and our…Continue
Added by Jeremy Spiers on April 18, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments
A new movie about bees and beekeeping.