Small Two-Chamber Biochar Oven

This is a small-scale home-made DIY biochar oven with an inner chamber (retort) and outer chamber. This is how most people make the biochar.

Source: One Yard Revolution< Youtube Channel

Published on Dec 8, 2013
I’ve made 4 batches of biochar since I first started experimenting with it a few weeks ago. I’m far from an expert on the subject, but I feel I’ve come far enough along to make this video — not as a how to — but just to share my experiences so far using my small two chamber biochar oven.

One Yard Revolution is all about growing a lot of food on a little land using sustainable organic methods, while keeping costs and labor at a minimum. Emphasis is placed on improving soil quality with compost, mulch, and compost tea. No store-bought fertilizers, soil amendments, pesticides, compost activators, etc. are used.

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