Sep 27

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School Profile of the Month: The Helios Project @ Pomfret School

School Profile: The Helios Project @ Pomfret School | Pomfret, CT  What is the name of your school and where is it located?  Pomfret School in Pomfret, CT. The Helios Project  is a student-named project  to build a passive solar aquaponic greenhouse.  Students built the website for the project:  helios.pomfretschool.org. What subject do you teach?  AP and […]

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Sep 16

10 Do’s and Don’ts of an Aquaponics Greenhouse

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Aug 25

School Profile of the Month: Lakewood High School

School Profile: Lakewood High School | Lakewood, CO  Aquaponics in the classroom   What is the name of your school and where is it located? Lakewood High School, Lakewood, Colorado What subject do you teach? Engineering, Sustainability and Renewable Energy What inspired you to incorporate aquaponics into your classroom? My students were designing a plant […]

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Jul 27

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Outdoor Aquaponics

AquaUrban Sleek

                  Summer is in full swing, and the outdoor aquaponics system is growing lots of goodies. There are some really great things associated with growing outdoors, like Mother Nature intended. Living in Colorado, we enjoy growing indoors in the cold weather months, then move the system outside […]

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Jul 01

Food Independence

Food Independence

While America celebrates its’ independence on July 4th with barbeques, pledges of allegiance, and fireworks, we asked our team members what Food Independence means to them: JD Sawyer (Co-Owner) – Food is a right not a privilege. Everyone, regardless of their social or economic status deserves to eat clean, healthy and fresh food. Community aquaponics is […]

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Jun 21

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Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Ouroboros

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Ouroboros Half Moon Bay, CA Established 2012 & Owned by Ken Armstrong and Jessica Patton Ken and Jessica bring a dedicated focus on clean food and healthy lifestyle choices at Ouroboros Farms, and work to provide all their customers with a deeper connection to their food source. They recognize the potential for increased […]

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Jun 21

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Five Lighting Tips to Light Up Your Aquaponics System

Mimicking the Sun – Indoor Grow Lights When the summer is at its hottest or the winter it’s coldest, growing in a basement, garage, or barn may mean you have much more specific control of the temperature. You also may choose to grow indoors for ease of system access, security or lack of other space. […]

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May 31

A Salute to Fantastic Fathers

Father's Day

Father’s Day – A Retrospective Fathers tend to set an initial direction in life for their children. I once heard it said that “children love their mothers but they follow their fathers.” Of course there are exceptions to this saying but as a general rule, fathers are the person whom many of us look up to. […]

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May 31

Great Gift Ideas for Dads

For Father’s Day this year, consider giving the gift of aquaponics to that special someone. Whether he has expressed a passing interest in aquaponics or is already an advanced aquapon, we have something of interest for all levels of involvement. Some of these gift ideas for dad could include, but are not limited to:  Online […]

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May 10

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10 Tips for Transitioning Fingerlings to Your Aquaponic System

So you’ve ordered your fingerlings or picked them up from a local supplier. Here are some steps to receiving, acclimating and caring for your new little aquaponic fin-friends. Be ready to receive your fish shipment – Fingerlings that are shipped are packed with an oxygen supply. This only lasts for a short time (maximum 18 – […]

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