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7 Ways Aquaponics is Sustainable

Sustainability in Aquaponics

Aquaponics has been around for Sustainable Tilapiathousands of years, and back then, no one used words like sustainable. They just understood that by working with nature, they would have more food. Today we place value on sustainability, and we want to […]

7 Ways Aquaponics is Sustainable2019-05-20T11:51:54-06:00

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Flourish Farm

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Flourish Farms

Denver, CO

Established 2011 & Owned by JD and Tawnya Sawyer

Boot-strapped through a successful Kickstarter campaign the aquaponic food grown at Flourish Farms (run by Colorado Aquaponics) travels less than 5 miles to the customer. Even better, everything is harvested within a few hours of being eaten. Together with the non-profit organization The […]

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Flourish Farm2019-05-17T21:37:31-06:00

The Aquaponic Source and AquaSprouts Announce School Giveaway

The Aquaponic Source is partnering with AquaSprouts to give away AquaSprouts Gardens and Education Kits to classrooms around the country.

The Aquaponic Source and the team at AquaSprouts have come together to fulfill a common goal of creating new education opportunities for aquaponics in the classroom by […]

The Aquaponic Source and AquaSprouts Announce School Giveaway2016-03-29T09:28:19-06:00

Sustain: How Colorado Aquaponics is Changing the Food System

“The food system is out of balance,” says JD Sawyer, founder of Colorado Aquaponics, which houses an aquaponics farm known as Flourish Farms. “We’ve got to figure out a way to have higher quality foods using less resources, period, or it’s not gonna work. It’s really gonna take a grassroots effort. Instead of […]

Sustain: How Colorado Aquaponics is Changing the Food System2019-05-20T13:12:49-06:00

Aquaponic Farm at Mental Health Center of Denver

After more than two years of community meetings, many to seek buy-in from residents, the new Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being opens next month. The new center’s model is unique nationally. It will treat children who have suffered trauma — most often from abuse or neglect — as well as their parents and foster […]

Aquaponic Farm at Mental Health Center of Denver2016-03-17T11:22:25-06:00

Denver Business Journal features Flourish Farms

Denver Business Journal The Sawyers are among a new breed of urban farmer who go beyond the tomato pot on the apartment balcony or the back-yard chicken coup.

They are using the techniques of “aquaponics” — growing fish and produce alongside each other, recycling water […]

Denver Business Journal features Flourish Farms2016-03-14T11:06:36-06:00

CBS 4 Denver Nightly News Story about Colorado Aquaponics and the GrowHaus

   DENVER (CBS4) – Some believe it’s the future of farming because it uses only a fraction of the water.  “The fish waste provides the nutrients to the plants,” explained J.D. Sawyer, owner of Colorado Aquaponics.  Sawyer and his wife Tawnya have created […]

CBS 4 Denver Nightly News Story about Colorado Aquaponics and the GrowHaus2019-05-17T21:16:37-06:00