If you’ve never heard of the term biochar, you’re probably not alone. But biochar could be a pretty recognizable word in the future, especially among those in the agriculture and environmental sectors.
It’s a relatively new concept used to describe charcoal that’s been produced by burning plant matter under zero oxygen conditions. And studies conducted by a local researcher are showing that biochar enhances soil fertility, reduces the need for fertilizers and can increase plant production for farmers and gardeners.
Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Flowers, and Fond FarewellsHave you visited a farmers’ market this summer? Here’s our list of markets in Hastings