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Become a Kul Intern

We are looking for interns to join us in beautiful Bali to learn new skills, share your passions and have a unique experience whilst becoming part of The Kul Kul Farm. Here’s a little about us.

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Ready. Set. Grow! A beginners guide to growing your own food

There are a million and one resources out there on starting your own vegetable garden and growing your own food. Here is our take and detailed guide for those considering growing some veg in their homes. Step 1 Know Your Site Plan the size of your garden to match the time you can commit to [...]

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Gardening Bali

Gardening in the Rain: A memorable launch party

When we set out to plan our Kul Kul Farm Launch Party we were thinking picnic garden style; sun, warmth, tikar, hammocks and beanbags. Mother nature had another thing planned! It poured consistently and out of the 65 people that RSVPd 32 braved the rains and with drenched clothes, muddy feet, garden tools in one [...]

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8 Reasons to plant a papaya.

Our papayas here at The Kul Kul Farm are coming into their prime. I harvested over 20kg of them this week and even had an exciting run in with a scorpion and small bird who had made an unfortunate real estate choice and put its nest between two of my ripe fruit. Although I did my [...]

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Permaculture bamboo intern bali

Student Post – “My first bamboo building: The Kul Kul Activity Space”

I am a Brazilian from Rio and came to Bali after having spent 6 months in India. When I arrived my first sensation was “Wow, feels like home”, but in reality - other than the cheerfulness of its people --it couldn t have been more different. There are amazing treasures hidden in the middle of the forests of this gorgeous paradisiac island; rice fields, temples, rivers and waterfalls... and all the BAMBOO! Bamboo plantations and the most amazing bamboo buildings I have ever seen in my life.

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Soil…More than just dirt

Soil is more than just dirt. It is a complex creature that comes in many forms. Some soil is clay, others are sandy, some are full of rocks, while others are a perfect loam. But whatever type your soil is, they all like to eat, and to be a healthy soil they need to be full of organic matter and soil organisms.

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Moringa seedling blog

Moringa: What’s the hype all about?

The health conscious are all raving about the benefits of this miraculous tree. In Bali its called Kelor, it grows like a weed and the Balinese have been using it forever. Now Moringa’s fame has found its way from East to West; in health stores, raw food cafes and in breakfast smoothies everywhere. So what is it about this scraggly looking tree?

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Raw Food Workshop

Calling Raw Foodies and Yogis

We all know that the desire for health and happiness is a big part of eating raw or practicing yoga. We want our fruits and veggies to be juicy, full of nutrients and wholesome goodness to give us energy. One thing you may not know is that for us to get nutrient- rich food we need to make sure that, first and foremost, the soils that are feeding our food are packed with essential vitamins and minerals too!

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Scholarships for Indonesians

We are happy to announce that all our courses will be accessible to our local Indonesian community. We are offering scholarships to support people who are dedicated to using what they learn to benefit their community in some way. People awarded a scholarship will be offered the FULL course for no cost.

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Kopi Luwak: Shitty but good

The worlds most expensive coffee has uncanny origins. Amazon sells a four ounce bag of it for $44.95, and some adventurous coffee shops charge upwards of 8 British pounds for a cup. Unless you're like me and enjoy the occasional culinary adventure, it may be more than the price that quells your curiosity.

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The Making of The Kul Kul Bunkhouse

The Bunkhouse is now complete, and will house people for short term visits to the farm. It was designed to train a number of workers from the island of Sumba in the art of building with Bamboo. The project took two months to complete with 1 skilled English tradesman, 2 professional balinese bamboo carpenters, 11 workers from the island of Sumba and a few extra hands in the last couple weeks of the project.

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