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Monday, May 23, 2011

LATEST UP TO THE MINUTE DIGEST OF AQUAPONIC NEWS

 
Kahuku Sustainability Club

Create organic farm, aquaponics, vermiculture, larvae entrapment projects
Provide Aquaponic systems for a families of four. Collect unwanted 55 gallon drums and wooden....
Provide scholarship money for students building the systems instead of paying an hourly.....
If requested, provide aquaponic systems for church properties, social service providers (Salvation....
Our latest initiative, Innovative Education, is comprised of filmmakers, scientists, Kupuna and....
The students living in the Ko’olauloa District (Ka’a’awa, Punalu’u, Hau’ula, Laie, Kahuku and....
The Innovation Education branch is dedicated to helping students receive programs in.....[MORE] 

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IBC Tote Aquaponics Kit
Based on Murray Hallam's incredible new video - DIY Aquaponics - this kit has all the plumbing parts you need to build a 3-bed, 275 gallon aquaponics system out of 3 IBC totes!
This kit includes the following

    All the fittings and bulkheads you will need, plus some extras for flexibility in routing your pipes*
    3 Bell siphons, complete with Media Guards
    Murray Hallam's 21 page Toteponics guide.
    Additional detailed drawings that show exactly how every part included in this kit can be used. 

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FARMING ON ASPHALT WITH NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY

asphalt_farming

By Gwen Ashley Walters

“Fish poop?” I ask, incredulously.

“Fish poop,” Mark Rhine says, rather matter-of-factly.

I’m standing in a parking lot just north of downtown Chandler, over...
I’ve boiled down to two words the engineering marvel of this recirculating...
Aquaponics is the convergence of hydroponics (growing food in water) with...
Growing food in water populated with fish is not a new form of farming..[MORE]
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Downtown alderman proposes legalizing sale of Chicago rooftop veggies
A rooftop garden sits atop City Hall in the heart of downtown.
City of Chicago/Department of Environment

The right to operate a for-profit farm in Chicago has long been an iffy...
Rooftop gardens are far from rare; hoophouses, rows of potted plants and...
But due to a lack of regulations and licensing processes, produce growers...
In April, Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) introduced amendments to the..[MORE]
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DIY Aquaponics Designs

So it turns out that aquaponics doesn’t have to be just a bunch of tanks and...

Recently we ran our first Aquaponics Workshop in Sydney, and it was a..[MORE]

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The Daddypotamus Intro to Aquaponics
Daddypotamus here. While Mommypotamus is preparing her presentation for...

As you may have deduced, I’ve not historically been the most proactive...

Maybe it’s because of this GAPS Diet (And FYI, I prefer to call it the GAPS...

Field Trip #1: DFW Aquaponics Community

I drove up to Saxby’s in Farmer’s Branch. The coffee shop was closed..[MORE]
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HD Aquaponics - Floating Raft system, DWC, growing sweet bells and ...
An update on the dwc (floating raft) bed and aquaponics greenhouse update...[MORE]
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Aquaponics and ECOLIFE

    May 15th, 2011 2:50 pm PT

Lisa Ruder

    San Diego Sustainable Living Examiner

Aquaponics is a closed loop system of fish and leafy green vegetables...

In some regions, like Western Africa, the food situation has become so...

 ECOLIFE and its founding director Bill Toone recently received the...

Continue reading on Examiner.com: Aquaponics and ECOLIFE - San Diego Sustainable..[MORE]

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Feeling Foodie? Nearby Communities Offer Innovative Solutions to Local Growing

Patch Columnist details organizations involved in southeastern Wisconsin’s local food leadership and initiatives.

There is a huge food movement gathering momentum across the globe, and nowhere more so than in southeastern Wisconsin — as it happens we are on the cutting edge.

For example, one of the oldest Community Supported Agriculture programs in...

In turn, subscribers receive gloriously fresh and nutritious produce...

Sweet Water Organics, in combination with the Sweet Water Foundation...

If you’re skeptical, go see it.

People from all over the world visit Sweet Water weekly...[MORE]
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OZZIE

2 comments:

  1. Dear sir,

    I am based in Uganda and have started aquaponics farming. In my tank i have 600 tilabia and several drum grow beds in which i have planted carbage and tomatoes. i intend to plant more carrots and other veges.

    i am delighted to go through your blog. it is very informative.

    How do i get duckweed seeds so that i can plant them in my country.

    B regards

    Mulamata Charles
    infomarkc5@gmail.com

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  2. I'm ashamed to admit, I just realized I hadn't seen an update from you in a while. But I hadn't realized it had been THIS long. Now I'm worried. Are you still there?

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