What is Bokashi?

Bokashi is basically a way of fermenting organic materials, like food scraps. The word itself comes from Japan and means "fermented organic matter".

The Bokashi method becames a natural step in the process to building your own soil.

Each day, we throw away potential valuable resources for the microbes.

We mean well. But at home, at school, at restaurants...we throw food scraps away.Oftentimes, those food scraps follow the same path as household trash, to a landfill.

What if changing what we do with food scraps became a key to unlocking more potential with what we already have?

That's the idea of Bokashi. Use what you have to create more abundance. Bokashi Bran is a vehicle to get there.

Bokashi = Happy Soil & Healthy Plants

As we come to better understand that soil, the world beneath our feet is a living ecosystem, we want to do what we can to help it thrive.

There's a better way to grow: without using chemicals or synthetic nutrients. There's a different way to compost: indoor, anerobic "bokashi" compost that you can use to help build soil.

Our Bokashi Bran is a mixture of natural materials and naturally occuring microorganisms, with each batch crafted by hand & fermented in Northern Michigan.

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Break down your food scraps quickly & naturally!

Create a nutrient-rich soil with Bokashi composting. Ferment food waste quickly, easily, and odor-free with Bokashi Bran.

Harness the power of natural bacteria and microbes

Bokashi Bran is an easy way to compost food waste and give your soil a nutrient-rich boost! Get started now and watch your garden come to life.

Ferment your scraps in just days, rather than weeks or months

Turn your food waste into a natural fertilizer for your garden with Bokashi Bran's special microbial blend. Get the most out of your soil in the least amount of time.

Common Bokashi Bran uses:

Seed Starts

Did you know you can sprinkle Bokashi Bran over your seed starts? Get your soil right the first time with Bokashi Bran.

Soil Conditioner

Growers building their own craft soil blends find that adding Bokashi Bran to their soil mix to increases soil fertility and overall plant health.

Top Dress

No-till - JADAM - KNF - Organic farmers top-dressing dry nutrients and/or compost use Bokashi Bran to speed up nutrient cycling allowing established plants to get the nutrition they need.

Indoor Composting

Safely manage a "compost system" indoors when using Bokashi Bran. A simple 5 gallon bucket setup, sealed lid, and Bokashi Bran is all you need to get started.

Food scraps that would otherwise go to a landfill can now be used to add nutrition back into your own soil! As food scraps go into the bucket, a sprinkle of Bokashi Bran is all you need to start the fermentaion process. Finished food scraps can be referred to as "bokashi" or "bokashi compost".

Once your bucket is full, the contents (Bokashi compost) can be add to existing compost pile or trenched into the soil to finish the compost process.

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Indoor composting? Limited space? Bokashi Bran can help.

Bokashi Bran contains a benefical microbial community that quickly and safely begins to break down organic materials.

Encourage healthy soil growth.

Using Bokashi Bran as an input to your composting methods is an excellent way to encourage healthy soil growth. What has been a time proven technique used in Asia and Europe is starting to make its way into the United States. More & more home growers are learning about the benefits of adding Bokashi Bran to their existing grow routines with success!

Useful for all types of gardeners!

Shelf stable and easy to use
Bokashi Bran is shelf stable and easy to use, making it perfect for gardeners of all types. Whether you're a novice or a pro, Bokashi Bran will help you unlock the potential of your soil!
Keep your cannabis plants healthy and thriving
Bokashi Bran is perfect for indoor composting, and helps to cycle nutrients and increase fertility. This makes it valuable for indoor cannabis gardening, where you need to be especially careful about the health of your plants.
Reduce odors around pets and animals
Bokashi Bran is a natural way to keep your plants healthy and reduce the amount of odors around pets and animals. The microbes in Bokashi Bran outcompete odor and putrifying bacteria while helping to break down animals wastes into valuable compost. If you're looking for an all-natural way to keep your plants healthy and your home smelling good, Bokashi Bran is the perfect choice!
"I used some bokashi as a top dressing on my soil the other day. There's already quite a bit of activity growing on the surface. I added some other organic materials too in the top dressing. It seems the bokashi is quickly breaking those down with the help of the mycelium.

I like seeing how active the biology is in the soil! The plants still need more time before I know how they'll respond at different stages though. So far I'm really impressed with the results."

What is Bokashi?

"Bokashi" can refer to the entire Bokashi process or fermented Bokashi organic material

"Bokashi Bran" is used not only within Bokashi composting, but can be used in a bigger way:

Our Bokashi Bran is a mixture of natural materials and naturally occuring microorganisms, with each batch crafted by hand and fermented in Northern Michigan.

Pets & Animals

Bokashi Bran can be added to animal bedding, chicken coops, manure piles and more to help mitigate unpleasant odors and accelerate the waste decomposition process.

How do I use Bokashi Bran?

Looking to boost the health of your plants and improve your soil? Look no further than Bokashi Bran.

  • Indoor composting
  • Apply to potted houseplants for plant vigor and growth
  • Use when transplanting all types of plants
  • Soil building & amending
  • Top dressing
  • Improve vigor of lawn
  • Reduce odors and smells