Mashed potatoes are the secret ingredient to making these fluffy and airy rolls. To download and print the recipe: →
Tasty and easy to make, these keep well for picnics and are perfect for safari. To download and print the
A delicious addition to lunch or dinner, easy to make and flavorful. To download and print the recipe: → click
Simple and using basic ingredients, you can customize these with spices and herbs of your choice. To download and print
Tasting as delicious as it looks, this will become a go-to party favorite! To download and print the recipe: →
We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of those who choose to donate Seedballs to local organizations. Would you like to receive free seedballs to “Throw and Grow”?
Our Regreening partners work hard to ensure seedballs are distributed in their community, sharing photos and gps locations as well as
regularly visiting planting sites for updates.
In order to qualify as a regreening partner, we ask that you agree to comply with the following:
* Acknowledge receipt of donations by direct email to donor within 3-5 business days
* Arrange timely collection of donated Seedballs
* Share photos and status updates on how and where the Seedballs were distributed
* Drop GPS pin(s) on Seedballs sites, and revisit after several months time to check on growth progress.
We invite you to complete our application survey here: Regreen Partner Application.
The dryland species are native acacia trees from seeds carefully selected by KEFRI. Suited to dry and arid areas. Highland species thrive at higher altitude with increased rainfall. If you aren’t sure about the region, please email us for advice on planting in your specific location. Click Here for a detailed list of the varieties contained.
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This method of distributing grass seed is effective and efficient. Grass can be expected to germinate quickly, and re-seed for future use.
Eragrostis superba (masai love grass)
Perennial up to 1 m tall, erect or lower stems bent. Usually found on sandy or gravel soils occasionally on clay also in disturbed places by roadsides.
Cenchrus ciliaris (buffel foxtail grass)
Occurs in the more arid parts of southern Africa and tropical Africa. Introduced to Australia and other hot, drier areas of the world where it has been imported as cultivated pasture. Foxtail buffalo grass grows in dry, warm parts. It grows in all types of soil, but mostly in sandy soil and other well-drained soil types. It is often found along roadsides where it utilizes the additional runoff rainwater.
Enteropogon macrostachyus (bush rye grass)
Due to high germination capacity, the species fully covers the ground within a few seasons, and it It can be planted in mixtures with other range grasses such as Cenchrus ciliaris. It is highly palatable and is normally commonly overgrazed due to high preference by livestock.
For more information about each species, please visit Seedballs Kenya.
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Celebrating a birthday, baby shower or wedding? Our custom gift boxes filled with seedballs are the perfect eco-friendly gift for your friends and family to commemorate this special day. The seedballs will come with basic info on how to “throw and grow”, and we select the best species for your region (in Kenya only!).
Ask us about customizing labels or stickers with your event theme colors or a special message. For custom labels, we have a minimum order of 10 units, and 5 days lead time.
Have fun dispersing your seedballs! A collaboration between wonderful people from all over Africa.
The rubber comes from old gaskets from the Zambian copper mines, the leather pouch is made from off-cuts from Bata Shoes, Limuru, the slingshots are made by specialized slingshot makers in Sultan Hamud.
Beaded: one of a kind fancy slingshots that are hand beaded by some expert Maasai ladies near Amboseli. Assorted colors available.
Recycled Plastic: in collaboration with the team at Plastiki Rafiki, these unique slingshots are made from upcyled plastic that has been melted down and molded into handles for extra strength.
A generous 12 pieces per roll, these make starting your charcoal easy and fast. Made of saw dust and wax
Written by the talented team at Amari Bakery, amaribakery.com this book is a step by step guideline on researching, planning, setting up and creating a small bakery business successfully. The book covers key aspects such as business planning, budgeting, legal requirements and the actual setting up of a baking business. There are also two sample business plans in the book you can use to get an idea of how to write your own baking business plan.
Although the printed books are out of stock, please visit Amari E-Books to purchase an e-book for download.
Our liquid smoke is additive free, all natural and made in Kenya. Try it on meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, sauces and even smoked ice cream! One drop goes a very long way, so please use in moderation.
30mls glass bottle with drop dispenser.
Pure Biochar: Used to absorb moisture in compost bins or vermiculture, or to reduce odors in cat litter and livestock bedding. Alternatively, you can activate the biochar before adding to your grass or soil.
50/50 Blend: This ready-to-use biochar and compost blend is incredibly beneficial for house plants, potting soil, vegetable gardens and lawns.
SeedBalls Kenya is partnering with a select few organisations that are active in conservation programs within Kenya. SeedBalls can be purchased here and we will deliver your seedballs, of the appropriate species mix, to the recipient of your choice. These organisations are eager to receive your donated seedballs and have committed with us to distribute them within their areas of activity that have the greatest need for reforestation.[html_block id="512"]
The original Kenya Ceramic Jiko was invented by our founder, Dr. Maxwell Kinyanjui. Seeking to design a portable and efficient charcoal stove, he created this KCJ model and went on to train artisans how to make their own. A true Kenyan classic, and the perfect addition to any home. Branded with our Cookswell stamp of quality on the ceramic liner.
Diameter approximate sizing:
Mini 8cm/3 inches
Small 23cm/9 inches
Medium 28cm/11 inches
Large 36cm/14 inches
Extra Large 46cm/18 inches
Did you accidentally drop your liner? These easily insert into the firebox of your oven or hibachi. Please indicate the size of your oven n the order notes to enable us to send you the correct size.
This eco-friendly hardwood charcoal is fired in specially made kilns to give a hotter burning coal. Sustainably harvested on a managed conservancy near Nakuru, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this charcoal go back to the local community to promote reforestation projects.
The perfect fuel to roast, toast, grill or bake in your Cookswell Oven!