Carbon Farming Interviews Jason Aramburu on Biochar

Published on February 1st, 2012

Jason Aramburu, Trainer at the 2012 Carbon Farming Course

In this Carbon Farming Course exclusive interview, Jason Aramburu of Re:Char tells the story of terra preta and the promise of small scale ethical biochar production. In collaboration with WHDD Robin Hood Radio, this interview is the fifth in a series that highlights the trainers of the 2012 Carbon Farming Course and digs into the fundamental issues of agriculture and economics faced by all communities today.

Listen now! Jason Aramburu Interview

Biochar Northeast will be co-teaching the Biochar Colloquium workshop on February 3rd at the Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY as part of the 2012 Carbon Farming Course. Learn more and reserve your spot at

Other workshops include:

  • Jan 17-19: Holistic Management: Dr. Ann Adams, Holistic Management International
  • Jan 20-22: Keyline Farming: Darren Doherty, Australia Felix Permaculture
  • Jan 24-26: Perennial Agriculture: Wes Jackson, the Land Institute & Dave Jacke, Edible Forest Gardens
  • Jan 27-29: Tree Crops & Agroforestry: Eric Toensmeier, Perennial Solutions
  • Jan 31 – Feb 1: Living Soils: Dr. Elaine Ingham, Soil Foodweb International 
  • Feb 3: BioChar Colloquium: Re:Char, Biochar NE, Encendia Biochar, & more! 
  • Feb 4: Financing Regenerative Agriculture Conference with Ethan Roland
  • Feb 5: Local Food Systems: Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms


Interviewer Laura O’Reilly is the Station Manager for WHDD, Robin Hood Radio, “the smallest NPR station in thenation”.  She has interviewed Guatemalan Consul Oscar Padilla Lam and Yi-Wen Jiang, violinist for the Shanghai String Quartet, aside from many other equally interesting and accomplished individuals.  Initially she was attracted to working with Robin Hood Radio because of their “locavore” approach to media.

WHDD Robin Hood Radio provides all your favorite NPR shows and local news programming to their community. They are a Media Sponsor for the 2012 Carbon Farming Course and can be streamed live  24 hours a day, 7 days a week at

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