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Weekly Harvest 6/30/17

Happy Friday! With a holiday weekend for most on the horizon, we have a lot to celebrate this Friday! In today’s harvest, we’ll check in on updates from the Sprout Food Hub, learn more about the budding urban farming industry, catch up on this week’s blogs and much more! 1. Client Updates This week we...

On June 30, 2017June 30, 2017by
A West Virginian Church uses Aquaponics to Provide Free Food to Poor Residents
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A West Virginian Church uses Aquaponics to Provide Free Food to Poor Residents

A Local Church uses Aquaponics to Provide Free Food for Community In Ravenswood, WV the LifeSpring Community Church recently began a new program using aquaponics to provide free food to poor residents in need. The church will set up its operation in an unused greenhouse that was on the property. One member recently attended an aquaponics workshop...

On June 26, 2017June 26, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 6/23/2017
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Weekly Harvest 6/23/2017

Happy Friday! Summer is officially here! We just celebrated the longest day of the year with the summer solstice. For those of you growing outdoors, this is that great time of year where it seems like you see new growth and get new harvests virtually every day. If you are not growing aquaponically, remember to...

On June 23, 2017June 23, 2017by
Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update 3
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update 3

Ain’t no party like a grinder party ‘cause a grinder party don’t stop. The main task this past month was getting the floors ready to be epoxied. This involved our first time using a floor grinder. That tool does not mess around as it put our upper body strength to the test every time we...

On June 1, 2017June 2, 2017by
What is a CSA?
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What is a CSA?

What is a CSA? A CSA, or community-supported agriculture, is a program that is designed to benefit both farmers and consumers and give consumers unprecedented access to farm fresh produce. It has been popularized in recent years thanks to the surging local food movement. When you purchase a CSA share, your are actually purchasing a...

On May 11, 2017May 11, 2017by
Scuba Diver Turns To Aquaponics In Dubai
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Scuba Diver Turns To Aquaponics In Dubai

Known around the world as the city that bloomed seemingly overnight in the harsh desert, Dubai has quickly become a global financial and technological powerhouse as it pushes back against an unforgiving climate. For French scuba diver Jason Renoux, Dubai offered many amenities, but lacked the fresh produce he desired, so he turned to a...

Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update #2
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update #2

Scrape Like There’s No Tomorrow Our new location is a very unique space. That was the big appeal to us right from the start. The steel beams, the brick facade and the split between large open warehouse and office space made it a great fit for us. But it had been a while since anyone...

On May 2, 2017May 2, 2017by
Meriden Sprout System 1 – Project Update #1
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Meriden Sprout System 1 – Project Update #1

Breaking Ground on Our New Digs We signed a lease and clinked champagne! On February 21, 2017, Trifecta Ecosystems signed a 5-year lease for an approximately 8,300sqft of combined warehouse and office space. This signing marked the culmination of over a year of searching for a new location for our pilot urban farm. This pilot...

On March 23, 2017March 23, 2017by