Everything you need to know about Peat Moss

Though they are known more commonly as fens, marshes, bogs, mires, or swamps, peatlands are an important part of our ecosystem. Generally considered a type of wetland, they are, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, “critical for preventing and mitigating the effects of climate change, preserving biodiversity, minimizing flood risks, and ensuring safe drinking water.” Sounds like a lot, right? And yet, because they are made of peat moss, these areas are subject to a variety of threats which put their…

A New Era in Home Heating is Here

The popularity of pellet fuel appliances is growing rapidly due to their energy efficiency and lack of pollutants resulting from use. According to Energy.gov, “Pellet fuel appliances are more convenient to operate than ordinary wood stoves or fireplaces, and some have much higher combustion and heating efficiencies. As a consequence of this, they produce very little air pollution. In fact, pellet stoves are the cleanest solid fuel residential heating appliance. Pellet stoves that are certified by the EPA are likely to be in the 70%…

JavaBrewBQ Smoked Pork Ribs

This recipe was inspired by Susie Bulloch’s homemade coffee rub recipe (Homemade Coffee Rub - Hey Grill, Hey (heygrillhey.com), and it does not disappoint. Ribs have a crisp flavorful outside and juicy goodness inside. This rub was originally created for beef, but also provides great flavor for pork. The spice level is low in the recipe, so adjust cayenne & brown sugar to taste.  Ingredients 2 tablespoons coarse salt 2 tablespoons instant coffee 2 tablespoons garlic powder 2 tablespoons smoked paprika 1 tablespoon pepper 1…

What is JavaBrewBQ?

Coffee is an iconic beverage known for its distinctive taste and aroma. Millions of people have a cup to start the day and it’s one of the largest commodities in the world. It’s also an industry. Even if you don’t drink it, there’s no denying its place in society. We see coffee shops in every neighborhood and java connoisseurs have abundant options for home brewing machines and mugs. However, we rarely, if ever, think about the coffee grounds. Global coffee production is estimated to create…

How JavaEarth® is sowing the grounds for a greener tomorrow

Coffee is an iconic beverage known for its distinctive taste and aroma. Millions of people have a cup to start the day and it’s one of the largest commodities in the world. It’s also an industry. Even if you don’t drink it, there’s no denying its place in society. We see coffee shops in every neighborhood and java connoisseurs have abundant options for home brewing machines and mugs. However, we rarely, if ever, think about the coffee grounds. Global coffee production is estimated to create…