New London Loses Out on Aquaponics Project
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New London Loses Out on Aquaponics Project

New London Will No Longer Be Home to CT’s Newest Aquaponics Project Unfortunately it looks like we won’t be getting any new aquaponics neighbors anytime soon. New London was next slated to be receiving an aquaponics system. The project was part of a proposal to bring a new hotel to New London’s Fort Trumbull peninsula....

On December 20, 2017June 12, 2018by
Springworks Farm Secures $1.6 million in funding
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Springworks Farm Secures $1.6 million in funding

Springworks Farms secures 1.6 million in funding to expand operation. Springworks Farm in Lisbon, Me is about to get a big upgrade. They recently secured $1.6 million in funding to build a brand-new state-of-the-arc aquaponics greenhouse. Springworks Farm has been operating a 6,000sqft greenhouse fro three years now. With the funding they plan to desing...

On December 11, 2017June 12, 2018by
New 12 Acre Aquaponics Farm Planned For Minnesota
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New 12 Acre Aquaponics Farm Planned For Minnesota

Glen Ford, of InCity Farms, recently purchased 12 acres of vacant land in Wellston, MN. Ford said his goal for the land is to build an urban farm that can benefit the community which has high unemployment. The first facility will be 175,000 square feet and cost about $20 million dollars. Ford hopes the facility...

On October 23, 2017June 12, 2018by
Best Plants For Aquaponics
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Best Plants For Aquaponics

Best Plants For Your Aquaponics System Aquaponics is widely touted for its ability to grow anything that you can grow in soil using less water, space, and inputs than soil farming. And while all plants seem to thrive in aquaponics there are some plants that stand out as the real show stoppers. Over the years...

On October 10, 2017November 1, 2017by
Urban Organics and Pentair Honored as 2017 Agricultural Project of the Year
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Urban Organics and Pentair Honored as 2017 Agricultural Project of the Year

Urban Organics Honored By WateReuse Association For Agricultural Project Of The Year Urban Organics and Pentair have been quietly leading the commercial aquaponics industry in St. Paul, MN. Pentair is a leader globally in sustainable water solutions, particularly in the aquaculture industry. They have been working on developing technologies to make aquaponics more commercially viable...

On September 27, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 9/22/17
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Weekly Harvest 9/22/17

Happy Friday! Happy Fall! Fortunately, the weather still feels like summer while the calendar tells us otherwise. As we close the week it looks like it’s going to be a great weekend to get outdoors, maybe visit a farm in a rural town for a hayride, some apple picking, and some hot cider. This week’s...

On September 22, 2017June 12, 2018by
Seeding For Aquaponics
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Seeding For Aquaponics

Overview: How To Start Seeds One of the best ways to ensure healthy plants in your aquaponics system is with healthy seedlings. This guide is going to break down your options and compare the pros and cons to each method. Depending on the size of your system will inform you which method is best for...

On September 12, 2017April 2, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017
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Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017

Happy Friday!! We’re already into September and it seems like the summer is slipping away. The daylight is growing shorter, the gardens are starting to slow and the turn of the seasons is upon us before we know it. If you miss the bounty of the summer during the off-seasons maybe this fall is the...

On September 1, 2017June 12, 2018by
How To Cycle Aquaponics Systems
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How To Cycle Aquaponics Systems

Before adding fish or plants to the system, you need to establish the Nitrogen Cycle. Once you have a system fully built you need to go through the process of cycling your aquaponics systems before you start growing. Cycling is key to establishing the synergistic relationship with the fish and the plants. Cycling is where...

On August 31, 2017August 31, 2017by