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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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 12, 2018by
Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1- Project Update 4
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1- Project Update 4

Breaking Ground on a New Urban Farm With the floors in the farm area covered with epoxy, we finally broke ground on our first Sprout Food Hub farm in Meriden. This farm is our showcase, the shining example of viable small-scale urban farming. Part of proving out the viability of the farm will be showcasing...

On July 1, 2017July 7, 2017by
Table for 9 Billion
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Table for 9 Billion

We live in a growing world. The United Nations predicts that the world population will exceed 9 billion by 2050, and as much as 80% of that figure will be urbanized. While the number of hungry people has declined in the last decade, 805 million ( 1 in 9) still go hungry, and current population...

On June 29, 2017June 26, 2018by
7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime
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7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime

 7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest With aquaponics, we’re already ahead of the game in setting ourselves up for success. However, it’s not quite a set it and forget it enterprise. These are the factors most newcomers miss that lead to less than perfect harvests. Following these 7 keys to the perfect harvest will have...

On June 22, 2017June 22, 2017by
Cultivating the Future of Agriculture: It’s More Than Just Aquaponics
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Cultivating the Future of Agriculture: It’s More Than Just Aquaponics

When most of us picture a farm, we think of a quaint red barn on a hill surrounded by fields and white fences. How is this conception of agriculture changing to fit new demands and environments? What will the future of agriculture look like? As our population expands and the world as a whole becomes more...

On June 15, 2017June 26, 2018by