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Sunday, December 16, 2012

In New Orleans, Vietnamese community turns to aquaponics following depleted fish stocks

Morning Star the far reach of our Aquaponics Training
Morning Star the far reach of our Aquaponics TrainingAs most of you know Morning Star Fishermen has a commitment to teaching, offering a variety of  training opportunities ranging from our 1 day introduction class to our 3 month long intensive....[More]

With Retirement on Horizon, Ohio Couple Launches Aquaponic Business

A few years ago, Jeni and Doug Blackburn were looking for a new business venture to embark upon
following Doug’s retirement. After perusing several different business ideas, Doug...[MORE]


The man behind Covenant Day’s aquaponics project

This Green Fish will one day help feed Haiti
 By Deanna Morono
Clifford Chin unlocks the greenhouse and stands back.
The sound of gurgling water and the scent of fresh produce slip past. Vegetables – several varieties of lettuce, cabbage and basil – grow on either side [MORE]


Extreme Green Lab a Huge Hit at Lane Tech (PHOTOS)
It’s the first school in Chicago to offer the state-of-the-art laboratory with live fish and hydroponic plant growth, and to teachers, the possibilities seem endless....[MORE]


Aquaponics 101, 12/9
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 02:08PM

WHERE:The GrowHaus

WHEN: Sunday, December 9th 2012, 10AM - 4PM

REGISTRATION: Please RSVP to tawnya@coloradoaquaponics.com

HOW MUCH: $75/person

Please bring a check or cash the day of, or to pay ahead of time online, click here.

WHAT TO BRING: Please bring your own lunch or a potluck dish to share with your fellow students!


At this workshop, you will learn the benefits of Aquaponics, system components/design, fish and plant selection/health, and tips and tricks for a successful system at home.
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Friday, December 14, 2012

An Aquaponics Experiment: Where Tilapia and Tomatoes Can Be Best Buddies

KIMBERLY • Kimberly resident Andy White has been experimenting lately with what he believes is an extraordinarily efficient, synergistic system for growing plants and fish.

It’s called “aquaponics.”

The self-contained system is so practical, he said, that he could build one in his closet if he wanted.


Sweet Water, Milwaukee, AquaponicsAquaponics Farm Turns Waste to Resources
by Kathryn Sukalich
Urban farms are popping up in cities across the country and are becoming notable sources of food in those communities. Urban agriculture is on the rise for a number of reasons including a lack of fresh produce in certain areas, the desire to have community-based projects and...


 Home Aquaponics Garden KitHoliday Gifts: Home Aquaponcs Garden
What if you could find a foodie gift that is not only perfect for Christmas or Chanukah, but also for New Year’ resolutions? A gift that won’t make you fat?
The Home Aquaponics Garden Kit is a self-cleaning fish....


The Ultimate Guide To Home Aquaponics System

The Ultimate Guide To Home Aquaponics System Short Review:Easy To Understand Guide Shows You, How To Setup A Home Aquaponics System From Scratch And Make It Produce More Than 154 Lb Of Fresh Vegetables And 89 Lb Of Adult Fish With Your Very First System, Even If You Dont Know Anything About Aquaponics System!


DIY Kit Brings Aquaponics To Your Home Or Classroom

Lots of people want to start growing their own vegetables or herbs, but few have the time and space necessary for a successful garden. That’s why kitchen gardening kits have become so popular over the past few years. A quick Google search will reveal scores of different automated gardening tools, like the Click and Grow or the popular mushroom growing kit from Back to the Roots.


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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

VN-MasonStreetCityFarmRH2PDec0512.jpgNorth Park farmer turns attention to fish

After seven years of quietly cultivating vegetables and raising chickens, Mason Street City Farm operator Angela Moran is ready to take her business to the next level.


Aquaponics best means to increase local food
Food justice has quickly become the latest environmental buzz. “Eat local” campaigns have spread across the nation, seen primarily in the rise in farmers’ markets from 1,755 markets in 1994 to over 7,864 in 2012. However, local alone does not mean...http://whitmanpioneer.com/opinion/2012/12/06/aquaponics-best-means-to-increase-local-food/


Choffin students learn from new aquaponics program

Antwan Anderson, a student at Choffin Career and Technical Center, checks his squash plants that are thriving in beds at the school. The plants are part of the aquaponics program. Aquaponics is the raising of fish and plants in a closed ecosystem.
The first crop has already been harvested from the aqua-ponics lab at Choffin Career and Technical Center in Youngstown.


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