How to: Start Small Scale Aquaponics, Part 1Posted on Feb 15, 2012 in - Food & Recipes, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.netSource: Doom and Bloom, by Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy
I recently added a vegetable grow bed to my existing fish and water lily pond. Good, healthy bacteria grow within a balanced fish pond in order to help break down fish waste. This bacteria is important to the entire aquaponics system.
If you are starting a new pond or system, add “pond starter” to help boost the bacteria population. It is a good idea to add more bacteria every few weeks
Long Island City lab on cutting edge of urban farming with aquaponic system
LOFT LIC to set up water-based growing systems on rooftops and lotsChristie Farriella for New York Daily News
Rael Clarke works in his aquaponics lab in Long Island City where he grows heirloom vegetables and tilapia using a water-based system.
Rael Clarke, the 24-year-old owner of LOFT LIC, transformed a Long Island City office into a laboratory where organic vegetables and fish are grown using an eco-friendly aquaponics system.
Clarke plans to turn the system into a business that sets up the water and space-saving designs on rooftops and vacant lots across
Be Green 2: Mid-Pacific Institute aquaponics program
Reported by: Kirk Matthews
A Honolulu school is using the outdoors as a classroom.
Students at Mid-Pacific Institute have the chance to learn about the environment, marketing and much more.
The students are feeding the fish and netting them with good reason.
It's all part of an aquaponics program on a small plot of land in the back of the school.
Commences Site Preparation For Construction At Its Eco industrial Development In Mcbride, Bc, Canada
ECOTECH ENERGY GROUP INC ("ECTH-L") - Commences Site Preparation For Construction At Its - Eco-industrial Development In Mcbride, Bc, Canada
ecoTECH Energy Group, Inc., headquartered in Seattle, WA, is pleased to announce that it has begun to clear its McBride, British Columbia Lamming Mills site.........
In addition, ecoTECH has also received its Timber Mark Certificate from the Canadian Ministry of Forests and Range. The selected ecoTECH contractor will be starting the active logging of merchantable timber on the property by the end of February in preparation for the next phase of site preparation. Once the logging phase has been completed, the balance of small trees and scrub will be cleared, stockpiled and utilized later as the first biomass fuel for the 5 Megawatt Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant to be built on site. The CHP will provide the heat and electricity for the Aquaponics facility scheduled for a construction start this coming spring.
Aquaponics Systems – Ship it!
“When you ship things change. Your project interacts with the world and the market changes. You change. There is a mark in the calendar – there were days before you shipped and then there are the days after you shipped”
This past week we shipped our first two customer-ordered large AquaBundance Modular aquaponics systems. Doing so was the culmination of about a year of hard work. For this week’s blog post, I thought you might find it interesting to read just a bit about what we did to prepare and launch our Modular aquaponics system.
Aquaponics NYC February Update
- You would probably need to make a raft and contain the seed in little net pots with some media like gravel or clay balls or something similar.
You might need to run some water tests to see if your pond has enough left over nutrients to....
The February Free Farm Tour was the first opportunity for Central Florida members of IDEAS For Us to come and discover the wonderful world of Aquaponics. We certainly had a full house. We had over 60 visitors, 50 of them via IDEAS For Us. We had to arrange 4 tours, starting at 10.00am and lasting well past 4.00pm. A very busy day!
You should have seen the starry glaze in the eyes of all who attended. Was this really true? A sustainable urban food jungle in waste space! We felt so good that we could capture their imagination and open up a whole new world for them
Teaching the World to Feed ItselfIntern Profile – Hailee Durand: Part 2
Urban Harvest grows healthy food via 'aquaponics'
Business Courier by Lucy May, Senior Staff Reporter/Associate EditorDate: Friday, February 3, 2012, 6:00am EST
THE PITCHUrban Harvest is seeking angel investments to procure greenhouse space and the growing systems to launch a commercial aquaponics business.
Alliance helps food industry
Once again the plate is full to overflowing with tasty morsels from all over...Please Enjoy
Till next time
Be good to each other, and yourself
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