Weekly Harvest 11/3/2017
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Weekly Harvest 11/3/2017

Happy Friday! In typical New England fashion, we can’t decide whether we want it to be fall or stay as summer. We’re enjoying the extended season though as are our plants. For those of you who garden in the soil, make sure to collect your leaves and add them to your beds to compost over...

On November 3, 2017November 3, 2017by
CREC Project Update
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CREC Project Update

CREC Schools Receive 5 New Aquaponics Systems This Week With 5 More On Their Way This past week we’ve been installing our aGarden aquaponics systems in CREC high schools all across the state. We installed 5 of theses systems over the past two weeks. We installed two at CREC ASI in New Britain. This brings that...

On November 2, 2017June 12, 2018by
AeroFarms Series D Round Closes At $40 Million
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AeroFarms Series D Round Closes At $40 Million

AeroFarms Series D closes for a grand total of $40 million, up from previously reported 34.3 million AeroFarms seems to be in constant fundraising mode. With AeroFarms Series D round of investment, they add IKEA Group and David Chang, chef and founder of the Momofuku Group, and retired US Army General David Petraeus to a...

On November 1, 2017June 12, 2018by
Berlin Just Got Little Fishier
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Berlin Just Got Little Fishier

Berlin Farm Raises Fish and Plants In Downtown. In 2014, Ecofriendly Farmsystems (ECF), launched one of Europe’s biggest aquaponics farms right in the heart of the Berlin. The expansive greenhouse, built on the site of an old malting plant, is home to thousands of pots of basil and 13 fish tanks stocked with perch. The...

On October 30, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 10/27/2017
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Weekly Harvest 10/27/2017

Happy Friday! This week we continued our installs across various CREC schools which just so happens to coincide with National Farm To School month. We also checked in with some of our original CREC teachers to see what they are growing. We’ll take a look at various news around the industry, blog updates this week...

On October 27, 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
Weekly Harvest 10/20/17
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Weekly Harvest 10/20/17

Happy Friday! It’s the week that decided to become fall! Most of Connecticut experienced its first frost this week as temperatures are finally getting to where they ought to be this year. We’ve all benefitted from an extended summer and got a few extra weeks worth from our summer crops. Now is the time to...

On October 20, 2017June 12, 2018by
Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm
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Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm

Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm in Sterling, VA Kappa Farms is a group of farms in the D.C. area that is focused on organic and environmentally friendly farms in urban areas. As part of their newest project Kappa Farms invests $865,000 dollars towards a new aquaponics farm that will employ 21 local...

On October 18, 2017June 12, 2018by
Prepping For Fall Aquaponics Growing
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Prepping For Fall Aquaponics Growing

ARC of Midstate Preps For Fall Growing This past week we began the process of converting the three aquaponics systems at the Arc of Midstate (formerly Arc of Meriden Wallingford) to be fall and winter ready. The Arc runs one system out of a climate controlled greenhouse and two systems in a non-climate controlled warehouse. In...

On October 17, 2017October 19, 2017by
UAE Center Uses Aquaponics To Employ I/DD Students
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UAE Center Uses Aquaponics To Employ I/DD Students

UAE’s Zayed Agricultural Center Uses Aquaponics and Farming to Help Individuals with Special Needs The Zayed Agricultural Center for Development and Rehabilitation was founded in 1994 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. “The foundation of the center aims to the inclusion of enrolled students with special needs into the productive and social life...

On October 16, 2017June 12, 2018by