Join the Mission: the City that Feeds Itself™
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Join the Mission: the City that Feeds Itself™

Join the Mission: the City that Feeds Itself™ As regular readers of the blog know, we are on a mission to create the City that Feeds Itself™. We are using our new flagship location at 290 Pratt St. in Meriden, CT, as the launching grounds for this mission. This space will be showcasing Controlled Environment...

On March 30, 2017March 30, 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
Backyard Aquaponics in Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Backyard Aquaponics in Glastonbury, Connecticut

Project Description Fresh out of college and having spent the last year experimenting with small rubbermaid systems, Trifecta founders Kieran Foran and Spencer Curry headed back to their home town of Glastonbury, Connecticut.  They already knew aquaponics was destined to be their full-time job…but where should they start? Like all good Millennials, they headed to...

On February 23, 2017February 18, 2017by
Commercial Aquaponics at Robb’s Farm in Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Commercial Aquaponics at Robb’s Farm in Glastonbury, Connecticut

Project Description The system at Robb’s Farm was the first endeavor by Trifecta Ecosystems to create a large scale aquaponics system. It was the fourth system we ever built. And that includes the apartment system in Boston, and it was a grow area 7x bigger than any system we had previously constructed or farmed. It...

On February 19, 2017February 22, 2017by
Backyard Winter Garden Aquaponics – Part 1
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Backyard Winter Garden Aquaponics – Part 1

Hey Y’all! This is the first in a series of four articles on our early experiences in winter garden aquaponics. I originally wrote these articles for an aquaponics trade magazine in 2014. At the time we were experimenting with different methods of small scale winter aquaponics farming. I am so happy and grateful to share our...

On January 25, 2017February 19, 2017by
My Snowy Oasis: Backyard Winter Greenhouse Farm
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My Snowy Oasis: Backyard Winter Greenhouse Farm

A Winter Greenhouse Farm Tale Well, I just woke up this morning and walked outside to find this: Not exactly the start of a cozy snow-day morning like I had planned for. I’m sure I’m not the only person to wake up to an unwanted surprise this morning, but I might be the only one...

On January 27, 2015February 17, 2017by
Senator Steve Cassano Visits Trifecta Ecosystems!
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Senator Steve Cassano Visits Trifecta Ecosystems!

It’s been an exciting few weeks here at the farm. As our plants take off and the farmers market heats up every week.  We had the distinct pleasure and absolute honor of hosting Senator Steve Cassano. Senator Cassano is the State Senate Democratic Majority Whip and he visited the farm this week!  Check out this...

On August 7, 2014February 20, 2017by
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