A biodiverse ecosystem is a resilient system to combat adversity. Given proper care, it is a regenerative system that produces net benefit for our heath, wellbeing and environment. It appears I have been that biodiverse ecosystem all these years.
Vermicomposting Flush Toilet: The first in Malaysia?
Finally, the much awaited and highly anticipated vermicomposting flush toilet is nearing its completion. It would be interesting to see how the design holds up.
Free Range & Pasture-Raised Kampung Chicken Meat for Sale
After almost 9 months, the organically reared, pasture-raised and free range ayam kampung asli chickens are ready to be culled for meat. Just in time for Chinese New Year.
Weaponizing Sustainably-grown Food as Agents for Change
It is often said that the most powerful weapon of war is food. Growing your own food is a stronger statement against corruption than you can imagine.
Pruning & Planting during Rainy Season
The wet season is here. Good news for new saplings to establish themselves. Bad news for undergrowth management works.
Too hot to handle!
Picking bird’s eye chilies is back-breaking work, time consuming and tedious. They fetch a good price for a reason: it takes volume over a painfully long time to contribute to the coveted price per kilogram. However, selling it successfully is another story.
Chugging along with the trickling Cash Crop
The cash crop of brinjals, calamansi limes, papayas, bananas and chillies are trickling in. Without full time workers and an established system, reaping satisfactory results from a mixed farming setup remains an elusive dream.
Black Soldier Fly Larvarium
Having a dedicated BSFL structure to cultivate and produce BSFL in a methodical manner is key to having a consistent and reliable supply of animal feed. It’s an expensive investment but it should pay back in the long run.
Selling Farm Produce at my Apartment Carpark
From preparing the ground, sowing/growing, tending to crops, harvesting, grading and then packing to deliver all by myself; a small farmer’s job never ends. I guess a farmer can never really be called one until the process of selling is experienced.
A Twisted Perception of Syntropic Agroforestry
Syntropic agroforestry is all about managing the succession of different plant species with different light and space requirements. But what happens when it’s attempted on difficult terrain?