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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
“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...

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
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
Weekly Harvest 10/13/17
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Weekly Harvest 10/13/17

Happy Friday! In this week’s harvest we check in on our installs for the CREC school system. We also hit another milestone on the farm, check out the best plants and fish for any aquaponics system and check out what’s new in the industry. In this week’s harvest: 1.Client Spotlight: CREC Schools This weekend we...

On October 13, 2017June 12, 2018by
Edgerton High School Plans Aquaponics Project For STEM Education
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Edgerton High School Plans Aquaponics Project For STEM Education

Edgerton Aquaponics Project Puts Focus On STEM Education Edgerton High School in Wisconsin will be the latest school to benefit from using aquaponics to enhance STEM programming. The school plans to set up a greenhouse on the property that’s nestled between the high school and their elementary school. The 30-by-50 foot greenhouse facility will allow...

On October 11, 2017June 12, 2018by
Top Three Benefits Of Classroom Aquaponics
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Top Three Benefits Of Classroom Aquaponics

1. Increased Student Engagement The undeniable benefit of having a classroom aquaponics system is the increased engagement that you get from the students as a result. From its inception, aquaponics necessitates that learning is physical with hands on interaction from the entire classroom; by bringing a system to life and maintain it throughout the course...

On September 28, 2017September 27, 2017by