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Learn about sustainability at Beyond Buckthorns

What do you want to learn in terms of sustainability?

Some years back I asked myself “What do I want to learn about sustainability?”. I couldn’t answer that question right away. I researched different universities – but nothing about sustainability in the terms of a holistic approach was available. 2005 looked empty compared to 2022.

Designs

A Kontiki klin at Beyond Buckthorns

From plans to build - a Kontiki kiln for charcoal making

In order to close the loop of my biogas systems outputs I thought of a mixture of shit, piss, effluent and charcoal some years ago. The only missing component was until recently the charcoal. Charcoal making is an art on its own, especially if huge amounts need to be made.

Courses

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Learn about DIY Biogas in the Nordic climate at Beyondbuckthorns in rural Pälkäne / Laitikkala.

About

When we got the offer from Lumias mother to take over her two-hectare premises in the countryside of Finland we jumped for joy. For us living in the countryside in a house with a big garden was a big dream - after years and years of city dwelling we had grown to realize we want to live in nature, with nature, and this was our chance...