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COURSE SCHEDULE

AQUAPONIC BASICS


This course will introduce you to aquaponics, a farming method combining aquaculture and hydroponics to grow fish and plants together.

IMMERSION WEEKEND


This comprehensive two-day course is a deep dive into the everything aquaponics including many tips and tricks we’ve spent nearly a decade mastering.

  AQUAPONIC GREENHOUSE DESIGN


Create the ultimate sustainable food production system in this two-day course featuring a full weekend of passive solar greenhouse and aquaponic system design. 

THE FLOURISH FARM COURSE


Do you dream of running a large scale farm for your family or community?  The Flourish Farm Course covers all aspects of aquaponic farming as a business.

Custom Aquaponics Training

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We offer private individual or group training sessions tailored to fit your needs. Contact us to learn more.

Our Teaching Philosophy

JD Sawyer co-owner of the Aquaponics Source, teaching the process of small farm business planning.
Tawnya Sawyer co-owner of The Aquaponic Source and students learning about deep water culture in an indoor aquaponic farm.

Exceed Expectations


Classroom instruction and activities are designed so you will leave the class confident in your knowledge and ability to plan, build and manage your aquaponic system at any level. Listening to your goals and objectives is the key to making sure we provide the best possible education and exceed your expectations.

Transparency


We’ve learned a lot over the years and we have made plenty of mistakes along the way. We look forward to sharing our successes and failures so you will have the best opportunity to succeed.

Experience


Tawnya and JD have been full-time aquaponic farmers, educators, and system designers since 2009. They have surrounded themselves with a talented and experienced team specializing in aquaponics, permaculture, greenhouses, aquaculture, and much more.

AQUAPONICS COURSE INSTRUCTORS

JD Sawyer 


Owner of The Aquaponic Source

Tawnya Sawyer 


Owner of The Aquaponic Source

Rob Tolette


Aquaponic System Designer

Jon Von Tungeln


Permaculture Specialist

Joe Pate


Aquaculture Specialist

Jenna Smith


Aquaponic Farm Manager

“I want to say thanks to you,  JD, and Tawnya for all the help along the way.
I wouldn’t be anywhere close to where I am without the discussions, class training at your facility and aquaponic tours. It is much appreciated and worth the investment in time. “
Ed Favilla, Former Student

“You guys have thought of everything … I don’t want to have to figure all this stuff out. I just want it to work”

Customer Reviewing the Harmony System, Evolve expo 2017

“What an exceptional class full of wonderful real knowledge and detailed information from A to Z in Aquaponics put together and presented by two people that are genuinely passionate and caring! Thank you Tawnya and JD for the wonderful experience!”  

-Stella Tsiga, Spring 2017 Student

“Most thankful for the class for the transparency, not just for the success, but also for their failures. I believe that their transparency on their failures will help me to reach a state of production sooner. I believe that the realistic backing for the data and the numbers has been crucial for me to finish my business plan with realistic expectations. I cannot imagine attending a more valuable course than this one.”

-Matt Gaskens, Fall 2017 Student

“This course is very rich in information for fish, plants, and how to start your farm. I think I can avoid many stupid errors or mistakes so these three days have been very nice. I definitely recommend this class because it teaches the business approach to Aquaponics.”

-Ken Chu Cho From Taiwan, Fall 2017 Student

“Thank you JD & Tawnya for a great week long aquaponics course! You guys both did a great job presenting solid helpful information and kept the class motivating and interesting. Looking forward to getting our first farm up and running after your in depth – detailed course curriculum.”

-Kimber and Craig, Spring 2017 Students

SIGN UP FOR A CLASS

AQUAPONIC BASICS


This course will introduce you to aquaponics, a farming method combining aquaculture and hydroponics to grow fish and plants together.

LEARN MORE

IMMERSION WEEKEND


This comprehensive two-day course is a deep dive into the everything aquaponics including many tips and tricks we’ve spent nearly a decade mastering.

LEARN MORE

  AQUAPONIC GREENHOUSE DESIGN


Create the ultimate sustainable food production system in this two-day course featuring a full weekend of passive solar greenhouse & aquaponic system design. 

LEARN MORE

THE FLOURISH FARM COURSE


Do you dream of running a large scale farm for your family or community?  The Flourish Farm Course covers all aspects of aquaponic farming as a business.

LEARN MORE

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