New London Loses Out on Aquaponics Project
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New London Loses Out on Aquaponics Project

New London Will No Longer Be Home to CT’s Newest Aquaponics Project Unfortunately it looks like we won’t be getting any new aquaponics neighbors anytime soon. New London was next slated to be receiving an aquaponics system. The project was part of a proposal to bring a new hotel to New London’s Fort Trumbull peninsula....

On December 20, 2017December 20, 2017by
High School in NYC Adds Rooftop Aquaponics
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High School in NYC Adds Rooftop Aquaponics

NYC Rooftop Aquaponics Adds New Tool For Learning For High Schoolers the Food and Finance High School in NYC recently upgraded its agriculture program with a rooftop aquaponics system. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Conell Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) is heading up the new Hydroponics, Aquaculture Aquaponics Learning Lab. The...

On December 18, 2017December 18, 2017by
Weekly Round-Up 12/15/17
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Weekly Round-Up 12/15/17

Happy Friday! You may have noticed we change the name to our Friday post.  This is to reflect our change in our subscription program which now has the name WeeklyHarvest. We changed up our model a bit to be a monthly pay as you go option instead of the traditional CSA model which makes you...

On December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
Egypt-Based Bustan Aquaponics Helping Egypt’s Food Security
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Egypt-Based Bustan Aquaponics Helping Egypt’s Food Security

Bustan Aquaponics Looks To Create Food Security In Egypt Bustan Aquaponics is providing a much-needed alternative to Egypt’s traditional agriculture paradigm. Egypt has historically been called the ‘gift of the Nile’ and enjoyed a rich agricultural tradition. However, in recent years, Egypt has been facing two huge factors making it very food insecure, a rising...

On December 13, 2017December 13, 2017by
Springworks Farm Secures $1.6 million in funding
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Springworks Farm Secures $1.6 million in funding

Springworks Farms secures 1.6 million in funding to expand operation. Springworks Farm in Lisbon, Me is about to get a big upgrade. They recently secured $1.6 million in funding to build a brand-new state-of-the-arc aquaponics greenhouse. Springworks Farm has been operating a 6,000sqft greenhouse fro three years now. With the funding they plan to desing...

On December 11, 2017December 11, 2017by
Weekly Harvest – 12/8/17
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Weekly Harvest – 12/8/17

Happy Friday! We’re still in the fall but it looks like we might get our first storm of the year this weekend. So make sure to grab what you need including all the goodies in this week’s harvest. 1. Client Spotlight – American School for the Deaf (ASD) This week we installed a new aGrow...

On December 8, 2017December 8, 2017by
Freight Farms Expands Into Vietnam
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Freight Farms Expands Into Vietnam

Freight Farms Has Announced A Partnership With Everlane That WIll Bring Leafy Green Machines To Vietnam Freight Farms is a pioneer in the container farm space. Launched in 2013, after a successful Kickstarter campaign for a prototype container farm, the company has been a leader in container farms and mobile farm solutions ever since. The...

On December 6, 2017December 6, 2017by
New Startups Aim To Make Singapore Food Sustainable City
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New Startups Aim To Make Singapore Food Sustainable City

The Startup Community In Singapore Wants to Make It The First Food Sustainable City Food waste is a huge concern in Singapore. In fact,  9 out of 10 Singaporeans are reported to be concerned about food waste. Until very recently though few in Singapore were tackling this issue. A National Environment Agency survey indicates that...

On December 4, 2017December 4, 2017by
Weekly Harvest – 12/1/17
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Weekly Harvest – 12/1/17

Happy Friday And Happy December! We’re already well into the madness of holiday season but that hasn’t stopped the abundance of this week’s harvest. This week we hosted the CT Farm Energy Group out to the farm for their quarterly event and board meeting. We also continued the installation of systems and the starting the...

On December 1, 2017December 1, 2017by