Perks of Local Agriculture
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Perks of Local Agriculture

It’s Better For You The perks of local agriculture start with the benefits for you. Ever heard of food miles? That’s the distance your food travels from the farm to your plate. Conventionally grown food travels between 1500 and 3000 miles to reach your dinner table. All that traveling takes time, which means earlier harvest...

On June 8, 2017June 8, 2017by
Exponential Thinking: Smart Agriculture – Part 3
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Exponential Thinking: Smart Agriculture – Part 3

Welcome Back to Exponential Thinking: Part 3 1. Introduction, 2. Renewables Last time we covered the conjunction of aquaponics and sustainable energy. We discussed the late great Nikola Tesla and humanity’s journey towards, “attaching our machinery to the very wheelwork of nature.”   Huge strides in sustainable energy like the Tesla battery pack and the Soliculture transparent...

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Weekly Harvest 6/2/17
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Weekly Harvest 6/2/17

Happy Friday and Happy June!   We made it to June! So for now here in CT the frost warnings and the cool weather should hopefully be behind us. According to the farmer’s almanac, we can expect a bunch of thunderstorms this month and potentially a hurricane in the middle of the month. So make...

On June 2, 2017June 2, 2017by
Exponential Thinking: Renewable Energy – Part 2
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Exponential Thinking: Renewable Energy – Part 2

Welcome Back to Exponential Thinking: Part 2,2 Renewable Energies Part 1 There are many renewable energy technologies beyond solar power that we can tap into to help offset the costs of running our systems. Anaerobic Digester – A Renewable Source of Natural Gas Natural Gas is commonly touted as an exciting form of sustainable energy. What...

On May 30, 2017May 30, 2017by
Exponential Thinking: Renewable Energy – Part 2.1
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Exponential Thinking: Renewable Energy – Part 2.1

Welcome Back to Exponential Thinking: Part 2.1 1. Introduction to Exponential Technology The benefits of aquaponics go far beyond high-quality taste, appearance, and aroma of growing your own food year round. It is demonstrably one of the most sustainable forms of agriculture currently being used. This is in large part due to the potential to use sustainable...

On May 25, 2017May 25, 2017by
Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.3
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Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.3

Last week we left off after the history of agriculture and the summary that despite the times it is a fascinating time to be alive thanks to this exponential technology… Steps on the path to that day: This is all very exciting, and certainly a little idealistic.  But what better time for idealism than at...

On May 16, 2017May 16, 2017by
Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.2
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Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.2

Aquaponics and the Exponential Food Industry Now that we’ve gone through some of the basics of exponential growth vs. linear growth, the S-Curve, and the deceptive growth phase, let’s get into the good stuff.  Why am I so convinced we are poised for explosive growth in food production? Let’s look at the data!  An analysis...

On May 9, 2017May 9, 2017by
Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.1
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Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1.1

Hey Reader! Welcome to our series on exponential technology, Exponential Thinking [This series was originally written in January 2016] The beginning of the year is always a great time for reflection on the past, as well as a good look at where we are today. Those looking to create a better future for themselves use...

On May 4, 2017May 4, 2017by
Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1
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Introduction to Exponential Thinking – Part 1

Hey Reader! Welcome to our series on exponential technology, Exponential Thinking [This series was originally written in January 2016] The beginning of the year is always a great time for reflection on the past, as well as a good look at where we are today. Those looking to create a better future for themselves use...

On May 4, 2017May 4, 2017by
Unlocking Hidden Farmers: Substance-Use Disorder – Part 6
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Unlocking Hidden Farmers: Substance-Use Disorder – Part 6

Unlocking Hidden Farmers: Part 6 Education, 2. I/D Disabilities, 3. Prisoners & Reentry, 4. Retirees, 5. Veterans, 6. Substance-Use As a blog reader, you are aware we are all entering a new food paradigm.  This paradigm shift is emerging from the countless small organic producers, family gardeners, and aquapioneers across the world.  New and emerging...

On April 11, 2017April 14, 2017by