Feature Photo: Aquaponics Tomatoes
Aquaponics: Getting More Out of Less
Rust Belt Cities and the New Urban AgrarianismMilwaukee's Growing Power has led the way in demonstrating that community-based food production is much more than beautification or an effort to latch on to sustainability fads. Founded in 1993 by Will Allen, the farm now feeds 10,000 people annually, grows 25,000 pots of vegetables in six greenhouses scattered across three urban acres and runs a food co-operative. Growing Power's greenhouses also feature an aquaponics system growing 10,000 fish at a time. The full article is well worth a READ
Construction on the PortFish Model 3 aquaponics system is moving along well. The mild winter weather has been conducive for our work.
More photos are available in our Facebook gallery.
Check out the aquaponics page to see the floor plan and other details about the project.
Want to learn more about aquaponics and have some spare time to lend a hand? Volunteers are always welcome! You can also support the project by sending a donation. PortFish Ltd is a 501(c)(3) organization and your donations are tax deductible.
Basics of Aquaponics Workshop
- Who: Davis Johnson, Matt Kip, and Eric McClam (City Roots Farm Manager)
- What: Basics of Aquaponics Workshop
The Sustainable Carolina Food Team will be offering a “Basics of Aquaponics” workshop as part of our series of garden workshops. Aquaponics is an alternative form of agriculture that combines hydroponics (growing plants in water rather than soil) and aquaculture (raising fish in ponds/tanks or a controlled environment, i.e. fish farming).
Sustainable Passive Solar Greenhouse – Aquaponics.
Students in FDL go back to basics
Moraine Park Technical College
Published : Monday, 20 Feb 2012, 5:24 AM CST
The school's Culinary Arts Department is doing some pretty awesome things with hydroponics, aquaponics and gardening.
HD Aquaponics Ep.30 - Advanced Barrel Aquaponics, swirl filter, floating raft, u-siphon, indoor
Canadian aquaponics greenhouse to employ biomass CHP system
..........and that's a wrap.
Hope I have fed you enough fishy stories and planted a couple of new ideas.
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