An Effective Rat Trap That Doesn’t Hurt Our Pueo

Today I want to share with you guys a different type of rat trap that is 99.9% effective*. Through the years rats learn to deal with the standard traps (you know, the ones you see in cartoons with hunks of cheddar on them). A lot of people get so frustrated that the traps aren’t working […]

An Introduction to Maui New Earth

I’m going to try and take you on a journey of the last 30 to 40 years of my relationship with this planet. Perhaps the story will bring you closer to the understanding of where you come from and where your food comes from and what our role is as stewards of this planet. Understanding that for […]

Video: Kids Like Worms

It is interesting to observe the contrasts between children and adults in their reaction to worms. Adults shy away in disgust while children lean towards in intrigue. We have been so programmed in our culture to fear dirt and bacteria and bugs, when there is so much knowledge and healing in these things. We have […]

Asian Prawns: A Technique for Eating Maui

As we step closer to beginning our challenge of eating only foods we pick, harvest, catch, forage for, kill, we are practicing the techniques we will be needing to ensure adequate variety in our diet. One of these techniques is catching prawns. So off we went the night of the new moon to a nearby […]

How to Prep a Nutmeg Seed for Planting

Nutmeg, a favorite spice for the holidays, has a surprising aesthetic element! The red wax-like arils that surround the seed are removed and dried to make the spice, mace. We are excited to have happened upon this seed – the tree will make a delightful addition to the Maui New Earth lab’s food forest.