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To make the bokashi balls, the group combined a mixture of clay, ceramic powder, brown sugar or molasses and rock salt and then infused the mixture with micro-organisms. The mixture was formed into large balls and left to ferment for several weeks until coated with a fuzzy white fungus. The balls were dropped into the river, one ball per square meter of river water, and will dissolve in six months.

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Bokashi is a Japanese term referring to an organic waste fermentation process. Bokashi composting is an anaerobic (oxygen-free) process that accomplishes fermentation thanks to a special bran called bokashi ipa These ipa are made of the byproducts obtained from the rice milling process and contain microorganisms which help break down the wastes into nutrient-rich compounds safe for soil fertilization. Michael Poblete from the Bokashi Pinoy Team demonstrated how the EcoNest PH bagasse food containers disappeared completely after just 44 days using their composting method. The tests were done at a Compost Hub where Stage 3 ready Bokashi Pinoy buckets are dropped off in hopes of the food wastes regaining new life as fertilizers after completing the fermentation process. Here, the bagasse food container was chopped up and added to a composting pile made of Bokashi Pinoy starter bran, activated liquid EM, egg shells, and the contents of a donated Bokashi bucket; this particular batch had passion fruit peelings, carrot juice pulp fibres, pomelo rinds, kangkong offcuts, and other veggie and food scraps. At the halfway mark, the pile already looked deep into the decaying stage and the naked eye could barely find any of the chopped up pieces of packaging. It may have been too early to tell if the container had truly broken down but after 22 more days it was made clear. After about a month and a half, no trace of the once sturdy bagasse container was left even after thorough filtering.

Seeing the results (or in this case not seeing anything) really got us excited and hopeful that the bokashi method could help our eco-friendly products not only disappear but become nutritious compounds to help our plant-mangkins grow healthy and strong.

Roy Pajela tried composting the bagasse food containers in his own home. He scaled down the giant composting pile at the Compost Hub in Pasay to his very own home-friendly worm container. After about the same amount of days (45), he saw no trace of the bagasse container and all his worm friends were satisfied. Win-win! If you are wary of worms you could always add bokashi ipa and use the good microorganisms in that to help break down the compostable food packaging.

Bokashi can break down meat (not bones), cheese, and egg products in addition to your typical compost additions. Just make sure to add a layer of bokashi bran to the top of your bucket when throwing these protein items in. Charles Sturt University says there is no need to worry about those protein items messing up your microbial ecosystem with pathogens such as salmonella and E. coli.

There is little risk of a pathogenic infestation because of the lack of air available in the sealed bokashi composting bins, as well as the acidic presence of lactobacillus. With an airtight seal, the only thing that can grow is the bokashi bacteria that help in making its pathogen-fighting environment. To make sure that you are not passing along salmonella or E. coli to your plants or gardens, let your compost ferment completely. If the idea of throwing meat and eggs in your compost bucket is too freaky for you, just leave it out.

You can use bokashi bran to speed up your regular compost pile outdoors by just adding it to your existing pile or composting bin. We prefer to use the bokashi airtight bin in our kitchen to get the fermentation process started and then move the pickled goodness to the outdoor heap. Also, worms love bokashi. You can expect to see them more frequently in your outdoor piles doing work to your soil when you feed them nutrient-dense bokashi compost.

For a five-gallon brew, begin with a mixture that is 0.5 liters of bokashi compost, and then add 5 gallons of unchlorinated water. For best results with the tea, let it brew for 20-40 hours before applying it to your plants. You can use that same diluted brew to spray directly on your plants, as well. If you are using bokashi to compost your vegetable and plant matter, simply add that compost to your grow or outdoor garden when it is done fermenting, and watch your plants thrive!

Developing beneficial microbial life through the bokashi process helps to diversify the microbial life of your soil. This creates a healthier ecosystem within your growing medium that is a huge benefit to your plants. These microorganisms help your plants grow bigger and stronger while becoming more disease-resistant. Diversifying the microbiome helps your plants build up resistance to potential threats!

If you feel like taking on a new pet project, making your own bokashi bran could be right up your alley. It is pretty easy and cheap so you can save a few bucks when taking the time to make it yourself.

Originally conceived by the Japanese, Bokashi balls are mixtures of garden soil, molasses, bokashi or rice hull (protecting coverings of rice grains), and effective microorganism (EM) solution. The EM solution has microorganisms that consume bad bacteria in the water. Good bacteria would multiply in the garden soil and the molasses would serve as their food for faster multiplication.

Bokashi tea, juice or leachate is the liquid that can be tapped from your bokashi kitchen composter. It contains a mixture of all the goodness from your bokashi kitchen composter; bokashi microbes, liquids from the food scraps and liquids produced during the fermentation process.

Bokashi tea is full of all of the beneficial bokashi microbes that help to unlock the nutrients and minerals in your soil. It can be used as a fertilizer on your indoor plants, lawns, veggies and flowers. This can be added to areas of your garden where it would be difficult to add bokashi pre-compost, such as on you lawn or in heavily planted areas.

Bokashi tea is quite acidic and therefore we recommend a dilution rate of around 1:100. You may wish to test the dilution rate on sensitive plants and you may find that less sensitive plants can tolerate a lower dilution rate. The diluted bokashi tea fertilizer should be applied to the soil as the foliage will be more sensitive to high acidity levels.

Bokashi tea has millions of the microbes from your bokashi kitchen composter. These can be incredibly beneficial to your compost pile and can be poured directly into it. The bacteria will help to speed up the composting process in your compost pile. Adding bokashi tea is a great way to add moisture to your compost pile, if needed. Again, be sure to use fresh bokashi tea that you have just drained from your kitchen composter.

Again, this will depend on the food scraps that you are putting into your bokashi kitchen composter. If you are adding lots of juicy fruit peelings and rinds then you can expect to get more bokashi tea than if you are adding lots of dry items. On average you will likely see a couple of tablespoons every day or two at first, up to around 1-2 cups every day or two.

The amount of bokashi tea will vary depending on the contents of your bin. Fruit peelings (with lots of liquid in them) will produce more bokashi tea than drier materials. Not getting tea, does not mean that your bokashi bucket has failed. You say that your bin smells like beer, so it sounds like everything is working fine.

If you are not getting bokashi tea, it is possible that the holes in your spigot or drain plate are clogged up. Maybe the holes in the drain plate are blocked and the tea cannot drain through to the reservoir? Tilt your bin from side to side. Do you hear any liquid slopping about? If so, its likely that the holes are blocked up. Try pressing the top of the food waste hard with the masher to squeeze the liquid out of the bottom.

All of the microbes in bokashi are found naturally in healthy environments. So, theoretically, in the right concentrations, they should not harm your fish. It could be an interesting experiment, and start with a very diluted solution of bokashi tea.

Absolutely. The power of the bokashi tea is in the microbes. These microbes will help your capsicum plants access the nutrients. Remember that the bokashi tea is very acidic so a little goes a long way. Dilute to at least 1:100.

Thanks for the question. The food waste needs to be left in the bokashi bucket for at least 2 weeks to fully ferment. After that, the bokashi pre-compost can be dug directly in to the soil. If you want to add it directly to your flower and plant beds, then you can dig multiple holes to bury the bokashi pre-compost. Make sure that the pre-compost does not come in contact with plant roots as it is acidic at first and can damage the delicate roots.

This method works well if you do not have a large enough area of bare soil to bury all of the bokashi pre-compost together. Or maybe you have lots of different plants and areas of the garden that you want to feed with the bokashi pre-compost.

Hi,Thanks for the question. It is the beneficial microbes in the bokashi tea that make the liquid so valuable. Once the liquid is collected, the microbe population will start to decrease. Some bokashi composters choose to keep their tea in the fridge and/or add additional sugars to the tea to keep the microbes healthy for longer. We recommend using the bokashi tea as soon as possible after it has been collected to ensure that the microbes are as healthy and numerous as possible. If you continuously bokashi compost, most people find that they have plenty of fresh bokashi tea available.Happy composting ?

Hi, Thanks for the questions. We do not recommend using the bokashi tea in place of the bokashi bran. The bokashi bran contains the ideal EM mother culture. The mixture of microbes in the bokashi tea will differ from that in the original mother culture and therefore will not be as effective for bokashi composting. I tried this myself when I was first starting out with bokashi composting and within just a couple of days I started to see blue/green mold and the bin started to smell putrid; a sure sign that the bokashi tea was not effective for bokashi composting. 041b061a72

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