Test Results: Improved Temperature Regulation for Seed Storage

A few months ago, we published a post describing seed storage on our farm. In particular, we described a design for a cost-effective, below-ground root cellar of our own design. After over month of temperature recordings, our data is in and we are pleased with the results. Dry season represents the extreme of temperature fluctuation…

Opportunities to Share

It’s nice to be reminded from time to time of the reason that we are called The Charis Teaching Farm.  We recently had the opportunity to offer knowledge and insight to a new farm that is being built up across the border in Burma.  Our guests were the English translator/assistant to a Burmese Major in…

The Importance of Staff Empowerment

The Charis Teaching Farm is under the umbrella of The Charis Project.  The primary mission of this non-profit is to strengthen families and empower individuals to change the world around them, thus combating poverty.  The way the farm approaches this is through staff empowerment, land restorative practices and food production.  The more that I continue…