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
Want To Ride A Farm To Work?
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Want To Ride A Farm To Work?

I know that question is a bit of a headscratcher but in Seoul, it is actually one you could pose. Thanks to the Bike Share Farm you can now ride a literal garden to work every day. The Bike Share Farm is a solar-powered and bike-propelled mobile hydroponic garden, inspired by the bike sharing concept. The idea was...

On August 30, 2017August 28, 2017by
3Bar Raises $2mil in Seed Round
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3Bar Raises $2mil in Seed Round

The trend of AgTech companies seeing investment continues to grow as 3Bar raises $2mil in a seed round earlier this month.  3Bar uses microbes to enhance plant growth. If you are familiar with probiotics for humans and gut health, this is the plant equivalent. They use beneficial microbes or bacteria to improve the overall health...

On August 28, 2017August 28, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 8/25/17
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Weekly Harvest 8/25/17

Happy Friday! As August comes to a close we all can begin prepping ourselves for pumpkin flavored everything season. We also prep for the launch of our new Sprout Food Hub in Meriden. In addition, this week’s bountiful harvest includes updates from the Arc Midstate, two new blog posts, news on the industry from South...

On August 25, 2017August 25, 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
Is Israel Leading the AgTech Race?
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Is Israel Leading the AgTech Race?

There are now more than 400 Israeli agritech startups working on solutions for the global agriculture sector. Given Israel’s history of agriculture, it’s hardly surprising that the country would collectively focus on businesses surrounding the sector, but these are not historical Israeli farming companies. These companies are at the forefront of the race to bring...

On August 21, 2017August 21, 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