BIODIESEL

Some more incoming links from Sunday

We aren’t one to laud biodiesel as the answer to the fuel crisis (two wheels, two feet or four would suffice), we look at it as a band-aid solution.  Once every one to two months Justin brews a 30 gallon batch (using recycled veggie oil from one of our restaurant clients) which lasts us quite awhile because we still conserve how many trips we take using the car.  In fact we clock in less than 4,000 miles a year on our bioburban.

Farmer J & Farmer S chatting at the Freedom Gardens Swap N Meet when Justin is asked a question about biodiesel

FYI I am the voice heard off camera inform Justin that it’s a moving camera…. hehe

Here’s a little impromptu interview with Justin Dervaes, the “Biodiesel Man’s” Biodiesel Recipe

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYXwI1sq8TA&rel=0&color1=0x234900&color2=0x4e9e00&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1]

Also thank you to Motherearthsoup for encouraging your readers to support out outreach.

Don’t forget FreedomSeeds.org for safe, secure seeds grown by the people for the people.

BTW the book Justin is referring to is HOMEBREW BIODIESEL GUIDE

Comments(4)

  1. MINI POSTING BLITZ | Little Homestead in the City says:

    […] exact.  There’s two “off the cuff” video interviews for your to enjoy – one with Biodiesel Man and one with Farmer […]

  2. Tammie says:

    I’m new to your blog … I think I first stumbled on it a week ago, but I have spent quite a bit of time reading and feeling inspired. I was raised on a farm in the deep south, but I have only tinkered with gardening since I married and started my own family. This year, though, I built my first raised bed and filled it full of veggies, as per the recent ‘small space gardening’ craze. I am very pleased with the results of my first try at this style of gardening, and I have plans to add three more raised beds this fall.

    I tried the link to HOMEBREW BIODIESEL GUIDE, but landed on a blank page. You may need to double check the link address. The book sounds very helpful.

    Thanks again for sharing what you learn … it is an encouragement and a challenge to those of us who are ready to take it up a notch!

  3. Biofriendly :blog » Blog Archive » Sustainability: From Biodiesel to Water Waste says:

    […] their bikes or take public transportation.  The other days when they do drive, they use their own homemade biodiesel.  Since they average less than 4000 miles a year on their car, every month or so they just brew […]

  4. Small Can Be Bountiful « Homemade Economy says:

    […] scraps. The Dervaes Family also turn used vegetable oil, collected from local restaurants, into biodiesel to run their […]

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