11 Reasons a Coworking Space is Great for New Entrepreneurs
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11 Reasons a Coworking Space is Great for New Entrepreneurs

Planning your business can be a mess! So this week I want to share the most valuable resource I’ve come across in helping us get our business to the next level. I can easily say that this resource has saved us thousands of dollars, countless hours of wasted effort, and been our most valuable resource...

On October 27, 2014February 20, 2017by
10 Things I Learned Starting a Business
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10 Things I Learned Starting a Business

Starting a business is a little different for farmers. This list was born out of my own experiences, but I felt it could be extremely valuable to others starting a business, by helping them avoid some of the mistakes we’ve made and shorten the time from start-up to viable venture. If anything, it will help...

On October 20, 2014February 20, 2017by
Trifecta teaches at the Sustainable Farm School
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Trifecta teaches at the Sustainable Farm School

Today Trifecta Ecosystems expanded their education in the community initiative in a unique way, teaching a class at the Sustainable Farm School in Unionville, CT. The Sustainable Farm School is an independent day school for children ages 3 to 18 that offers core academics, holistic personal development, and a model for sustainable living. The Sustainable Farm...

On May 7, 2014February 20, 2017by
Five Mistakes to Avoid in Your First Aquaponics System
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Five Mistakes to Avoid in Your First Aquaponics System

Hey Trifecta fans. This week we are covering five mistakes to avoid making in aquaponics. Aquaponics may seem daunting the first time you learn about it. The idea of having to maintain the health of both a fish and plant environment can seem like a lot to take on. However, aquaponics is relatively simple to set...

On February 20, 2014February 20, 2017by
Aquaponics or Aquarium: Which is right for me?
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Aquaponics or Aquarium: Which is right for me?

Having fish as pets demands a certain level of responsibility from the owner.  Daily feeding is necessary. In addition,you need to regularly clean the tank, change the water, and change the filters.All to keep your pet happy which will in turn keep you happy.  Running an aquaponics system is a little different. Your fish are...

On January 29, 2014February 20, 2017by
How to Build a Siphon: Part 3
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How to Build a Siphon: Part 3

Hey there Trifecta fans. Today is the third and final post in our How to Build a Siphon series. So far we have learned what a siphon is, how it works, and why it is important in an aquaponics garden. We have also learned through yesterday’s pictorial how to build a siphon appropriately sized for...

On January 22, 2014February 20, 2017by
How to Build a Siphon Part 2
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How to Build a Siphon Part 2

Alright Trifecta fans. Today we actually build a siphon. So let’s dive right in, starting with materials we are going to need. 2 ft of 1 in PVC pipe, Two 1 in PVC elbows, Two 1 in threaded PVC males, 1in bulkhead, A 1 and 1/4in to 1in bushing, A 1and 1/2in to 1 and...

On January 22, 2014February 20, 2017by
How to Build a Siphon Part 1
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How to Build a Siphon Part 1

Hey there Trifecta fans. In today’s blog post we are going to teach you how to build your own bell siphon. But first let’s talk about what a bell siphon is and explain the benefits it will bring to your media beds and overall aquaponic system health. So let’s start with the basics. First what...

On January 19, 2014February 20, 2017by