Eden Aquaponics Finds Commercial Success After Two Years in South Africa
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Eden Aquaponics Finds Commercial Success After Two Years in South Africa

Eden Aquaponics was started by one man’s mission to prove that aquaponics is a sustainable way to increase food production while reducing inputs like water and fertilizer. That man, Jack Probart, a former wealth manager who started Eden Aquaponics in 2013. In just two years, Jack and his team were able to start making money off...

On August 21, 2017August 21, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 8/18/17
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Weekly Harvest 8/18/17

Happy Friday! This week’s abundant harvest includes two new blogs on the site, one continuing our discussion on food-security investment, the other detailing the things we wish we knew before starting our first aquaponic systems. The latter is chock-full of laughs and valuable insights. We’ll check-in on one of our first clients to see how...

On August 18, 2017August 18, 2017by
10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System
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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System

1. Measure Twice Cut Once  Really measure it 5 times. Especially don’t assume that what you designed on your graph paper, google sketch-up or even CAD software is going to be the same once you actually place your equipment. Stuff just fits differently in the real setting and you want to place all your pieces...

On August 17, 2017August 18, 2017by
This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System
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This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System

Where Lies The Real Magic In An Aquaponics System? Aquaponics can seem like magic when you first hear about it. Likely when you first heard about it you heard it defined as the integration of aquaculture, or the raising of fish in a closed environment, and hydroponics, the raising of plants in a soil-less medium....

On August 10, 2017August 8, 2017by
Three Successful Things Every Small Farmer Does
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Three Successful Things Every Small Farmer Does

Small Scale Aquaponic and Hydroponic farming is all the rage, but not every farmer who starts a farm is successful. In fact, many close down in their first few years from lack of experience, no sales, or poor farm management. So what sets apart those who find success from those who don’t? In today’s post, we’ll explore...

On July 20, 2017July 20, 2017by
Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners
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Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners

Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners Starting your aquaponics journey can be a daunting prospect. There’s so many YouTube channels and groups on Facebook it can be overwhelming to know what advice to trust. We’ve been in those shoes before, and know the value of good, clear, actionable advice. A solid foundation of knowledge will help...

On July 18, 2017July 18, 2017by
7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime
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7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime

 7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest With aquaponics, we’re already ahead of the game in setting ourselves up for success. However, it’s not quite a set it and forget it enterprise. These are the factors most newcomers miss that lead to less than perfect harvests. Following these 7 keys to the perfect harvest will have...

On June 22, 2017June 22, 2017by
Season Extension for Winter Growing – Part 4
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Season Extension for Winter Growing – Part 4

If you’re just joining us, we’ve been covering winter gardening techniques in aquaponics. Pt1, Pt.2, Pt.3 {These are old posts from 2014} Welcome back to our series on Winter Farming! Last time we talked we went over the specific winter techniques that we are using on our farm, FRESH Farm Aquaponics [now Trifecta Ecosystems]. We’re located in South...

On March 7, 2017March 7, 2017by
How to Farm in the Winter with Aquaponics – Part 3
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How to Farm in the Winter with Aquaponics – Part 3

If you’re just joining us, we’ve been covering winter gardening techniques in aquaponics.  Pt1, Pt.2 These are old posts from 2014. Hey Yall! Last time we talked about the winter gardening techniques we used at FRESH Farm in our first year of commercial winter growing.  Now that we’re in the thick of it here in February, we’ll...

On February 28, 2017February 28, 2017by
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