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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

What A Great Day to have a Wednesday on......

Suppose we had to have Wednesdays on another day......like Saturday. Then we'd have no middle of the week... Or would we.....Hmmmmm....

Well the plants and the fish don't care So I guess I shouldn't either.

So the best I can do is, Blog on regardless.

A practical workshop on how to produce your own organic vegetables and fresh fish in one sustainable, closed-loop system, in your own backyard.
Organic vegetables can be grown highly efficiently while filtering nutrient rich pond water which contains a variety of aquatic life. Fish, yabbies, mussels etc grown in the closed system of aquaponics provide a renewable food source and are a fascinating and educational experience to watch grow.
Sydney Autumn Aquaponics - 2 Apr 2011 - 3 Apr 2011  9:00am - 5:00pm - Alexandria Park Community Centre - Alexandria, N.S.W. - Aquaponics Workshop

The Urban Conversion and Colorado Aquaponics at The GrowHaus - Excellent Video showing The Urban Conversion host Rodman Schley visits Colorado Aquaponics with JD Sawyer at The GrowHaus in Denver Colorado. JD shows Rodman how aquaponics works and demonstrates introducing trout into one of the aquaponics systems.

  Nightly, NBC Promoting a better way of life through sustainable living brought to us by Anne Thompson

A rooftop greenhouse at Manhattan School for Children will serve as a science ... Latorre explained that aquaponics is a combination of hydroponics — when ...

A GROUP of college interns, educators, and faculty from the Cape Eleuthera ... on the kids' faces when they learned about aquaponics," said Eric Bethel

Currently a small Colorado-based aquaponics company in Denver has three aquaponic systems up and running in the space, growing lettuce, chard, basil, tomatoes,

Affnan's Aquaponics. Amateur Urban Aquaponics, if I can do it, you can do it too ..:). Video Update - 30th Nov 2010. Brief update of my setup. Apologize for the bad video quality, I need a new camera

I have built and been running a homemade hydroponics system in my gagrage growing tomatos and have recently discovered aquaponics(using fish for the nutrient

Aquaponics is extremely productive and uses a fraction of the water used by traditional agriculture. It is a perfect solution for urban living with restricted space

Garden Food Aquaponics hydroponics survival preparation Permaculture independence, do no harm, circle of life, time to change. make the changes for mental health as well as earth health. Free food, will GMO Food plus! Watch the Video

vg Conversion Rate of 6% ~ An evolution in Hydroponics, currently one of the hottest gardening offers available. Learn how to grow ten times the plants in less time. ~ Affiliates GoTo:
Aquaponics Need Help

Ok so I am going to try my hand at Aquaponics. I'm trying to do this as a self renewable system. So I can save the seeds from the grown plants and re-use them. I can also have a seperate tank for breeding more fish. So now I have to figure out a few other things

1. Food for the fish. how do I breed grubs,worms, blood worms, etc without soil?

2. How do I power my pump without electricity? I'm thinking solar or wind.

3. Due to evaporation and plants using the water how do I replace it? I was thinking a few rain barrels, but if it doesn't rain for a while......? Guess where I suggested he comes...

How to pay Murray Hallam a visit the hard/long way

The new gardening style with aquaponics

AQUA GARDENER: James Tinker built a greenhouse over the summer to house his breakthrough aquaponic system. Photo by Claire LaSure
It starts with some rocks. Then some water, fish and vegetable plants. They can go in barrels or tubs outside or in a greenhouse. An aquaponics garden is a growing system that may sound like an odd amalgam of natural ingredients, but they all add up to an efficient and tasty cropper’s dream. Take it from James Tinker, who has been gardening off and on for 30 years.

Growing Lettuce, Fish Together Helps Environment

Written by Paul Day

Children faced with challenge have existed since the beginning of time. But fundamental health issues plaguing today's youth are unprecedented: Obesity and diabetes, once rare in children, are epidemic.
While a variety of factors come into play, diets of processed food and sedentary lifestyles are two of.....
HONOLULU, HAWAII – Kaiser Permanente today presented a $20,000 grant to the Institute of Human Services to support vocational skills training in urban agriculture and an edible gardening initiative in conjunction with IHS’ Rooftop Garden project at its Women’s and Family Shelter.MORE


FishsongAquaponics Fishsong
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Open house 9am-2pm
Farm tour at 10:30am
@ Massachusetts Avenue Project, 271 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY
A temporary installation in the Massachusetts Avenue Project’s new aquaponics greenhouse — a multi-channel sound piece exploring the hidden sonic ecologies of MAP’s innovative and sustainable aquaponics system

I was recently in Egypt (Sharm el Sheikh, Sinai) where I am trying to develop an aquaponic system.
The advantage caused by low cost of land, electricity (0.07$kWh) and labour are counterbalanced by low price of tilapia at 1.5$ kg and vegetables (whole sale price basil 2$ tomatoes cherry 2.7$ salad 0.1$) water 2-4$ m3, and the 800$ ton cost of fish feed. MORE

That's all for now, Be back real soon.


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