Biochar, a soil amendment made from woody biomass like branches and small-diameter trees, presents an opportunity for landowners to convert forest thinnings to a high-value product and at the same time increase fire resilience and improve ecological health of the forest.
This workshop will cover all the tips and tricks San Juan County landowners have discovered to successfully and safely manufacture optimal biomass.
How to manufactures biochar, from biomass harvest to end product
Uses for biochar, from farming to gardening
Tools to market and sell biochar
Workshop will be on San Juan Island. Location and time will be given to registered participants. There is no charge for the workshop thanks to funding from USDA’s Risk Management Agency.