EcoZoom http://ecozoomstove.com Ecological Products for the World Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:32:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.3 A New Way to Zoomhttp://ecozoomstove.com/new-way-zoom/ http://ecozoomstove.com/new-way-zoom/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:06:10 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=4011 The last year has been filled with meeting EcoZoom customers and learning more about why they think our rocket stoves are great and how we could improve upon them. Over this time we’ve looked for ways to make simple yet effective improvements to our rocket stoves for easier use and increased durability based on the […]

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Cooking Ugali on the Zoom Jethttp://ecozoomstove.com/cooking-ugali-zoom-jet/ http://ecozoomstove.com/cooking-ugali-zoom-jet/#comments Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:14:09 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3992 Cooking Traditional Foods on an Improved Cookstove Hear the take of a new “Zoomer”, our intern Wangui Mungai, who last week used the Zoom Jet charcoal stove to cook ugali: “I joined EcoZoom about two weeks ago, and on hearing all the benefits that the stoves had, I decided to use the stove and see […]

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Meet Jackie – an EcoZoom cook from Rongaihttp://ecozoomstove.com/meet-jackie-ecozoom-cook-rongai/ http://ecozoomstove.com/meet-jackie-ecozoom-cook-rongai/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:41:17 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3982 Transform with EcoZoom Our aim is to feature more efficacy stories as we grow our market, in order to demonstrate how our products are adored and used in the field. We hope this is the first of many. We start with an end-user from Nairobi. Cook Profile Jackie K. Aged 38 Mother of four Lives […]

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Out In All Weather with an EcoZoom Versahttp://ecozoomstove.com/weather-ecozoom-versa/ http://ecozoomstove.com/weather-ecozoom-versa/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 03:30:02 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3972 Out In All Weather with an EcoZoom Versa EcoZoom Versa rocket stoves are designed to last for 13,000 hours of cooking time – over 2 years end to end cooking!  They resist cooking heat due to their superior refractory linings, construction and insulation. Built for cooking in simple conditions an EcoZoom Versa will last a […]

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Outdoor Stoves and Ovens – Cooking with Woodhttp://ecozoomstove.com/outdoor-stoves-ovens-cooking-wood/ http://ecozoomstove.com/outdoor-stoves-ovens-cooking-wood/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:38:57 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3937 During a recent trip out to visit a customer, we were witness to an outdoor kitchen that relies on wood fuel for the ages If you head out in any given direction from the city center of our hometown of Portland, OR you will quickly find heavily wooded areas with tall firs looming over head. […]

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International Women’s Day at EcoZoomhttp://ecozoomstove.com/international-womens-day-ecozoom/ http://ecozoomstove.com/international-womens-day-ecozoom/#comments Sat, 08 Mar 2014 10:11:47 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3920 Gender inclusion is an EcoZoom priority. Today, we feature one of our female entrepreneurs in honor of International Women’s Day. Meet Scolastica, a 34-year-old independent sales agent of EcoZoom energy-saving products. Scolastica is a mother of two and lives in Embakasi, Nairobi. Scolastica became a “zoomer” in Fall 2013. Previously, she was a cereal vendor, […]

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5 Reasons to Ditch Propane for EcoZoomhttp://ecozoomstove.com/5-reasons-ditch-propane-ecozoom/ http://ecozoomstove.com/5-reasons-ditch-propane-ecozoom/#comments Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:25:57 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3913 Camping stoves have long employed the assistance of propane canisters to fuel their fire. While propane stoves do have their benefits, the simplicity of EcoZoom stoves make outdoor cooking a no-brainer. Going on camping trips requires some methodical planning and packing of gear. If you are going to be cooking while camping, a camp stove […]

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Rocket Stove Plans and Designshttp://ecozoomstove.com/rocket-stove-plans-designs/ http://ecozoomstove.com/rocket-stove-plans-designs/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 02:11:27 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3905 The concept of the rocket stove has been around for decades and the wealth of online information surrounding do-it-yourself designs are vast. Just do a quick Google Image search for “rocket stove plans” and you will have more options than you can shake a stick at. In this blog post we tip our cap to […]

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Cooking Outside in Winterhttp://ecozoomstove.com/cooking-outside-winter/ http://ecozoomstove.com/cooking-outside-winter/#comments Sat, 08 Feb 2014 19:04:43 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3897 It doesn’t happen very often, but every few years a real winter mix hits the streets of Portland, Oregon. This is one of those years. Lucky for us, it gave us a chance to test our EcoZoom Versa Lite rocket stove in a few inches of snow. A good outdoor stove should be able to […]

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Steam Cooking on an EcoZoom stove with SteamVitahttp://ecozoomstove.com/steam-cooking-ecozoom-stove-steamvita/ http://ecozoomstove.com/steam-cooking-ecozoom-stove-steamvita/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:51:52 +0000 http://ecozoomstove.com/?p=3892 We’ve tried a lot of different methods of cooking on EcoZoom rocket stoves: Searing, boiling, frying, grilling, roasting, and stewing to name just a few. If you have a favorite way of cooking, chances are you can do it on an EcoZoom stove. Most recently we tried steam cooking on a SteamVita. Eating steamed food […]

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