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
We’re Celebrating 5 Years As A Startup – Part 2 Going Commercial Scale
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We’re Celebrating 5 Years As A Startup – Part 2 Going Commercial Scale

Sometimes you can look back at a pivotal moment in your life and think, “I really was in the right place at the right time.”  For us, that realization comes to mind when we think about how we made the jump from backyard hobbyists making a bit of money on the side to becoming full-scale...

On November 30, 2017November 30, 2017by
Citizen Farm Uses Food Waste To Grow Insects For Its Aquaponics Fish Food
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Citizen Farm Uses Food Waste To Grow Insects For Its Aquaponics Fish Food

Citizen Farm in Queenstown, Singapore Uses Closed-Loop Approach To Feeding Its Fish Citizen Farm is trying to take Closed Loop aquaponics to the next level by creating a way to sustainably provide protein-rich food for their fish. They use their on-farm produce waste, along with that from local restaurants and grocers to grow Black Soldier...

On November 29, 2017November 29, 2017by
Climeworks Removes CO2 from air to grow plants
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Climeworks Removes CO2 from air to grow plants

Climeworks Captures Carbon Dioxide (CO2) From The Air An Recycles It To Grow Plants Climeworks is tackling climate change and Carbon Pollution head-on. Climeworks CO2 capturing technology was developed in order to captures CO2 that is in the air and trap it in filters to reduce atmospheric carbon levels. The filters contain a compound that...

On November 27, 2017November 27, 2017by
Wednesday Weekly Harvest – 11/22/17
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Wednesday Weekly Harvest – 11/22/17

Happy Wednesday! This week we have a bit of an abbreviated weekly harvest due to the holiday weekend. We’re excited to share time and food with friends and family, overeat to a completely unnecessary level and then not move from the couch for hours! We hope everyone is able to spend quality time with the...

On November 22, 2017November 22, 2017by
“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning
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“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning

This new rooftop greenhouse is allowing students to easily grow and maintain all manner of vegetables and herbs! Anything and everything related to agriculture and its profound effect on education is always something that catches our eye. So when we stumbled upon news of a Brooklyn high school’s 3rd floor rooftop garden, which is apparently...

Weekly Harvest 11/17/17
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Weekly Harvest 11/17/17

Happy Friday! In this week’s harvest, we check in on all the schools receiving systems. We harvest our first week of FreshCSA shares off the farm, spend a day in the life with a FreshCSA customer, learn how to maintain the proper environment for the microbes in an aquaponics system and see what’s new around...

On November 17, 2017November 17, 2017by
Andrew Is Featured In Northeastern Alumni Magazine
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Andrew Is Featured In Northeastern Alumni Magazine

COO and Head Researcher Andrew Ingalls Featured in Northeastern University Alumni Magazine Our very own Andrew Ingalls was the spotlight feature this week in Northeastern University’s alumni magazine. Andrew graduated from Northeastern along with our CMO Kieran Foran in 2012. Before joining Trifecta Ecosystems he went on to study microbiology and volcanology at the University...

On November 15, 2017November 17, 2017by
“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!
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“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!

After much debate, the USDA has decided that hydroponic and aquaponic farms could remain eligible for the USDA Organic certification – phew! After almost 7 years of overall uncertainty on whether hydroponic and aquaponic farming, both “soilless” methods, deserved to be eligible for USDA Organic certification, the National Organic Safety Board (NOSB) and the USDA...

Weekly Harvest 11/10/2017
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Weekly Harvest 11/10/2017

Happy Friday! We hope everyone had a busy and productive week. We know we certainly did. We continued our installs across the CREC school district. We got a bunch of new catfish from the Sound School, an aquaculture technical high school in New London. We also taste tested some produce from the system this week...

On November 10, 2017November 10, 2017by