Organic Cooking: Photo of the Week

A photograph of the author, Erin Snow.

By Erin Snow

July 25, 2012

Donata Musanabera lights a gas burner powered by biogas produced from cow manure.
Photo by: Olivier Asselin, Courtesy of Heifer International

Mrs. Donata Musanabera, from Rwanda's Northeast region, used money earned from selling milk to install a biogas system in her home. The biogas system uses cow manure to power lamps and the family's cookstove. Biogas is a clean and sustainable alternative to wood-burning cookstoves.