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A Deeper Dive into Aquaponics


Master your Aquaponic Garden

In this comprehensive two day course, we go beyond the core concepts discussed in the Aquaponic Basics Training and into the finer details of raising fish and plants together. You will hear our real-life experiences, tried and true troubleshooting, and system optimization tips that you will only get from experienced aquaponic farmers.

You’ll experience everything from initial planning steps, system design principles, system construction, hybrid gardening techniques, all the way to harvesting fish and plants like the pros!

We’ve had people come from all over the world to learn how to grow their own food.  One of our favorite parts of class is hearing from students like you on why they decided to join our course…

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Planning Your System

PLANNING YOUR SYSTEM

Understanding your goals and objectives for growing food and how they influence your space, system design, and budget. We cover all of the important considerations to prepare and optimize your space for your aquaponic system.

Designing Your System

DESIGNING YOUR SYSTEM

A detailed discussion of important system design principles and relationships both physical and ecological in the aquaponic system with the goal to create a balanced system for optimal production of healthy fish, bacteria and plants

Building Your System

BUILDING YOUR SYSTEM

We will build our Growasis Modular Raft System as a class. All aspects of our Aquabundance Modular Systems  such as system plumbing, aeration, filtration, lighting, decoupling, fish tanks and growing methods will be covered in detail.

Cycling Your System

CYCLING YOUR SYSTEM

Learn how to startup and establish your nitrifying bacteria colony and the important factors that influence a healthy system, so that your system is ready to accept fish and plants.

Managing Your System

MANAGING YOUR SYSTEM

Understanding how to maintain your system is critical for long term success and productivity. We will cover all aspects such as seeding, harvesting, pest management, fish rearing, nutrient balancing and more.

Scaling For The Future

SCALING FOR THE FUTURE

We will look at the important factors and system design considerations that will allow you to expand your growing space from a small aquaponic system into larger scale food production.

IMMERSION WEEKEND OVERVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT


Introductions – We start with coffee! Next comes student and staff introductions, we want to hear your aquaponic goals and objectives

Classroom Instruction – We will spend time in the classroom discussing core principles, system designs, advanced techniques and more

Farm Fresh Lunches – Each day we will provide coffee, snacks and a homemade lunch featuring products from our Denver farms!

Farm Tours – We will visit both of our aquaponic farms and take concepts from the classroom and apply them in the greenhouse.

Research and Development Showroom – We will review some of our latest inventions and experiments in our brand new lab

Build a Growasis Modular Raft System – We will construct our Growasis deep water culture system in a matter of minutes!

Visit a Passive Solar Greenhouse – See the latest in energy efficient greenhouse design.

THIS CLASS COULD BE YOURS FOR FREE!

 At any point in the future should you choose to purchase one of our AquaBundance Series II Modular Home Systems we will credit the entire cost of the course towards your purchase.  (One class credit per AquaBundance system)

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TOUR OUR AQUAPONIC FARMS

We will take students on a behind the scenes tour of our two aquaponic farms only minutes apart in Denver. Each farm is uniquely different and we will review how the farms were designed, built, managed and how they are serving the community.

Flourish Farm at The GrowHaus
Mental Health Center of Denver

IMMERSION WEEKEND COURSE DETAILS

Course Location

GeoTech Environmental Center
2650 E. 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Classroom Instruction will take place at the GeoTech Environmental Center in beautiful Denver, Colorado. We will then visit the farms for hands-on sessions with our fish and plants!

PARKING

The parking lot at GeoTech will be vacant for all students to park.

LUNCH

Lunch will be provided both days (we will contact you closer to the workshop date to take your order and any dietary restriction notes!)

TRAVEL AND LODGING

GeoTech is only 21 miles from Denver International Airport and right off of I-70 and Steele Street.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations will receive a full refund up to two weeks before class. Less than two weeks before class the refund will be 50%. Less than 48 hours before class there are no refunds.  We reserve the right to cancel class if enrollments are low. If you are flying in, please consider purchasing a refundable ticket.

NEARBY HOTELS

Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton
Address: 3333 East Quebec St, Denver, CO 80207
Phone: 1-303-321-3500
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Denver
Address: 3203 Quebec St Denver
Phone: 303-329-5233

Quality Inn Denver Central
Address: 200 West 48th Ave Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 1-303-296-4000

DENVER AREA ATTRACTIONS

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AQUAPONIC BASICS


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

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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.

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  AQUAPONIC GREENHOUSE DESIGN


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

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THE FLOURISH FARM COURSE


Do you dream of a community or commercial scale farm?  The Flourish Farm Course covers all aspects of the business of aquaponic farming.

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