According to the Bureau of Education in the Philippines fresh tomatoes can be preserved in wood ash for up to three months. The information was shared in a newsletter for Pacific Islanders to share gardening and nutrition information suited to their local region.
Kikuyus in Central Kenya spray growing cereal with a water/wood ash mix to keep insects away. This technique is also used for long storage of cereals, by mixing the cereals (maize and beans) with ash
@rek I follow a homesteader who does something very similar for his grain! I think he mixes in Diatomaceous earth, then when he wants to eat the grain he pours it out in front of a fan to blow it out.
@rek let me thrown in that corn and beans were cooked in ashes to make some nutrients available for human digestion.
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