10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System
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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System

1. Measure Twice Cut Once  Really measure it 5 times. Especially don’t assume that what you designed on your graph paper, google sketch-up or even CAD software is going to be the same once you actually place your equipment. Stuff just fits differently in the real setting and you want to place all your pieces...

On August 17, 2017August 18, 2017by
This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System
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This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System

Where Lies The Real Magic In An Aquaponics System? Aquaponics can seem like magic when you first hear about it. Likely when you first heard about it you heard it defined as the integration of aquaculture, or the raising of fish in a closed environment, and hydroponics, the raising of plants in a soil-less medium....

On August 10, 2017August 8, 2017by
Three Successful Things Every Small Farmer Does
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Three Successful Things Every Small Farmer Does

Small Scale Aquaponic and Hydroponic farming is all the rage, but not every farmer who starts a farm is successful. In fact, many close down in their first few years from lack of experience, no sales, or poor farm management. So what sets apart those who find success from those who don’t? In today’s post, we’ll explore...

On July 20, 2017July 20, 2017by
Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners
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Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners

Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners Starting your aquaponics journey can be a daunting prospect. There’s so many YouTube channels and groups on Facebook it can be overwhelming to know what advice to trust. We’ve been in those shoes before, and know the value of good, clear, actionable advice. A solid foundation of knowledge will help...

On July 18, 2017July 18, 2017by
Top Ten Lessons Learned from a Urban Aquaponics Commercial Build
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Top Ten Lessons Learned from a Urban Aquaponics Commercial Build

As we close in on the end of the buildout of our pilot farm at the Sprout Food Hub in Meriden we took the time to reflect on what we learned through this process. We’re happy with our progress and the outcome given this is our first time ever in a warehouse environment and this...

On July 13, 2017July 13, 2017by
5 Mistakes to Avoid in Aquaponics
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5 Mistakes to Avoid in Aquaponics

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Aquaponics   5) Insufficient Pest Management Aquaponic crops are less vulnerable to pests than other growing methods, but that does not mean you can throw out the bug spray and call it a day. Pests can come from a number of places and it is important to keep track and manage...

On July 6, 2017July 3, 2017by
7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime
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7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest Everytime

 7 Keys to the Perfect Harvest With aquaponics, we’re already ahead of the game in setting ourselves up for success. However, it’s not quite a set it and forget it enterprise. These are the factors most newcomers miss that lead to less than perfect harvests. Following these 7 keys to the perfect harvest will have...

On June 22, 2017June 22, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 6/9/2017
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Weekly Harvest 6/9/2017

Happy Friday! We’ve had a whirlwind of a week here at our farm and we’re sure it’s been crazy out there for you too. It’s been a wet and constantly rainy week and there’s only more of that to come this month so make sure your systems and gardens are prepped for the extra water...

On June 9, 2017June 9, 2017by