Despite a bad drought, our forest garden is coming along nicely thanks to truck loads of compost, lots of hand irrigation and some decent rains. The garden has grown significantly since my last forest garden update.
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All of us were heartbroken over the recent earthquakes in Nepal. After the initial shock at what had happened, my first thought was what can I do to help rebuild Nepal in the safest, most effective way? I believe the best solution is to train Nepali builders and other construction professionals in earthbag building techniques, and provide paying jobs through NGO partners.
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