Prepping For Fall Aquaponics Growing
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Prepping For Fall Aquaponics Growing

ARC of Midstate Preps For Fall Growing This past week we began the process of converting the three aquaponics systems at the Arc of Midstate (formerly Arc of Meriden Wallingford) to be fall and winter ready. The Arc runs one system out of a climate controlled greenhouse and two systems in a non-climate controlled warehouse. In...

On October 17, 2017October 19, 2017by
Skill-training and Community Interaction at the Arc of Meriden Wallingford
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Skill-training and Community Interaction at the Arc of Meriden Wallingford

Project Description Starting in 2013, a group of employees from the Arc of Meriden-Wallingford began integrating aquaponics as an innovative community program. They saw the potential of growing food for the local community. In addition, they could see aquaponics empowering individuals with developmental disabilities through engaging job training and personal skill building. After creating a...

On February 18, 2017February 20, 2017by
The Secret Of Malabar Spinach
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The Secret Of Malabar Spinach

Malabar Spinach holds a tantalizing secret. Hint: it’s not the epic nutrient profile Today I transplanted a few dozen seedlings of malabar spinach (Basella Alba) I gotta say, I am very excited for this one. Basella Alba, commonly known as malabar spinach, caught my eye about a year ago. This little green plant has voluptuous...

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