TRANSFORMING A 23 HA PLOT OF LAND IN PPU, EAST KALIMANTAN
CURRENTLY COMPRISED MOSTLY OF UNPRODUCTIVE TREES, BUSH AND SHRUBS
INTO A BIODIVERSE, HIGH YIELDING, LOW-MAINTENANCE FOOD FOREST WITH A CONTINUOUS HARVEST OF NUTRITIOUS AND DELICIOUS FOOD.
Food Forest: a System that Produces
and many more bio-products
Capturing CO2 through
In the body of trees via photosynthesis. More trees = more carbon sequestered.
A soil amendment made from pyrolyzed scrap wood that can be stored in the soil for centuries. Biochar retains nutrients and beneficial microbes to help forests grow.
The giant mushroom that grows underneath forests. With a C:N ratio upwards of 100:1, mycelium sequesters huge amounts of carbon as it grows.
To help mitigate and eventually REVERSE CLIMATE CHANGE with additional positive externalities such as:
SOIL NUTRIENT RETENTION
BASED ON A MODEL CREATED BY OUR MENTOR,
DR. WILLIE SMITS
Microbiologist, conservationist, forest engineer and one of the world’s best permaculturists.
Dr. Smits has 35 years of experience in the field of tropical forestry and has started hundreds of forest conservation and community projects in Indonesia.