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, 2017October 23, 2017by
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, 2017September 27, 2017by
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, 2017September 22, 2017by
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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, 2017September 12, 2017by
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, 2017September 1, 2017by
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
5 Keys To Choosing Where To Put You Aquaponics System
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5 Keys To Choosing Where To Put You Aquaponics System

So you want to start an aquaponics system at your home, apartment, cave dwelling wherever. I’ve been there and the most exciting part about aquaponics can be learning how they can be adapted to fit almost any environment you wish to put them in. Whether it’s a closet, basement, attic, roof, side yard, backyard, neighbors...

On August 24, 2017August 24, 2017by