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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
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
Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5

Delays and Overcoming Challenges We hit some of our first bit of bad luck with the build out, and seeing as we are three months into modifying the space, one could say we were due for one or two. We had a few mishaps the past two weeks deliveries. Our raft bed styrofoam rafts came...

On July 25, 2017July 25, 2017by
Urban Farms Produce 1/5 World’s Food Supply
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Urban Farms Produce 1/5 World’s Food Supply

Urban Farming Produces 1/5 World Food Supply Recent Study Finds. It’s hard to imagine that in just 2010, there was almost no data being collected or analyzed on urban farming. It doesn’t mean it wasn’t happening, but with no large-scale operations, the need for data collection was not a priority. This was despite the fact that...

On July 10, 2017July 10, 2017by
Urban Organics and Pentair Validate Urban Aquaponics Model with Second Facility
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Urban Organics and Pentair Validate Urban Aquaponics Model with Second Facility

Is Urban Commerical Aquaponics Actually Viable? That’s one question that Urban Organics and Pentair will no longer have to answer. They recently opened up a second Urban aquaponics facility in St. Paul, MN. This second facility is 10x the size of their previous facility at a staggering 87,000sqft. This makes it one of the biggest urban...

On July 5, 2017June 27, 2017by