Weekly Harvest 9/22/17
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Weekly Harvest 9/22/17

Happy Friday! Happy Fall! Fortunately, the weather still feels like summer while the calendar tells us otherwise. As we close the week it looks like it’s going to be a great weekend to get outdoors, maybe visit a farm in a rural town for a hayride, some apple picking, and some hot cider. This week’s...

On September 22, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017
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Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017

Happy Friday!! We’re already into September and it seems like the summer is slipping away. The daylight is growing shorter, the gardens are starting to slow and the turn of the seasons is upon us before we know it. If you miss the bounty of the summer during the off-seasons maybe this fall is the...

On September 1, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 8-11-17
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Weekly Harvest 8-11-17

Happy Friday The bountiful summer harvests continue this week as we hear back on our CT Next Growth Grant, finalize the aquaculture tank setup, see blogs on the real secret for success in aquaponics and why food security offers such a big opportunity for investment. We’ll also check out some news from the industry with...

On August 11, 2017June 12, 2018by
Armstrong State University Finds Success Using Aquaponics in Biology Program
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Armstrong State University Finds Success Using Aquaponics in Biology Program

Armstrong State University’s FORAM Sustainable Aquaponics Research Center stands out as far as classrooms go at the University. In place of desks, laptops, and powerpoint presentations, students learning biology at ASU are surrounded by fish, plants and the relaxing sound of gurgling water as it flows through their aquaponics systems nestled in a 4,100 sqft...

On August 7, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest: 8-04-2017
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Weekly Harvest: 8-04-2017

Happy Friday! Summer is the season of bountiful harvests and this week’s haul is no exception. This week’s bounty includes a new partnership with the Regional Water Authority to bring three aGrow aquaponics systems to local area schools, updates on the sprout Pilot Farm build out, continued discussion on the continuous investments being made in the...

On August 4, 2017June 12, 2018by
In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City
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In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City

Cincinnati is not usually the city that comes to mind when talking about cities where urban farming is on the rise. Yet behind the scenes, Cincinnati is quietly becoming a hotbed of urban farms. In fact, this past June the Cincinnati City Council launched Urban Agriculture Stat. The goal is to expand Cincinnati’s urban farming...

On August 1, 2017June 12, 2018by
Agri-Food Industry is Promising for Youth Job Sector
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Agri-Food Industry is Promising for Youth Job Sector

The Agri-Food industry is one of the brightest industries for prospective youths looking for fulfilling employment and careers. Despite discouraging youth employment prospects globally, the Agri-Food industry is one of the few seeing significant industry and job-growth, especially in the Agtech sector. A bird’s eye view of the of the global environment for the youth...

On July 29, 2017July 29, 2017by
The Mari House is teaching young kids urban farming in suburban setting
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The Mari House is teaching young kids urban farming in suburban setting

In Rawang, the Mari House stands out in its secluded suburban setting, as a bustling hub of urban farm education for young kids. If you were on the look for an urban farm, traveling down the road to the Mari House might have you thinking you were in the wrong place. You’d be passing by mansions...

On July 24, 2017June 12, 2018by
Tarleton State University Turns to Aquaponics for Student Enrollment
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Tarleton State University Turns to Aquaponics for Student Enrollment

Tarleton State University has a new program centered around aquaponics to increase student enrollment. A few years back enrollment in their turf management program began to decline. Dr. Hennen Cummings, a professor at the school, began looking for other programs he could offer within the Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences Department to raise enrollment. Dr. Cummings...

On June 28, 2017June 26, 2018by