In the past couple of weeks three events have transpired that all fall under the heading of food safety, aquaponics, and how the public perceives the two.
1) The E. coli outbreak in Europe highlights yet again the risks in our current food supply system. In an excerpt from an NYT article run June 6, […]
In the wine-infused post-dinner conversation with an out of town house guest this week, a rather profound statement was made. Our guest said “we need to quiet our cleverness” in response to some branch of our conversation. “Wow that is quite an interesting thing to say” was my response, or at least that is how […]
The Farmer’s Market has been a central human tradition through much of our history. Farmers and merchants bring their produce and wares to the town market square on market day and serve their neighbors, exchanging food for currency. In the middle of the last century the Green Revolution, the flight to suburbia, and our new […]
When I turned the manuscript for the Aquaponic Gardening book over to the publisher a month ago it was SUCH a huge relief! I knew I still had to deliver the 80 images I promised for the book by April 15, but how big of a deal could that be? Oh boy, I was sure […]
Have you ever seen a video that so blew you away that when it ended your mind started racing to figure out how to share it with the most number of people possible? I just had that experience this morning, so after sharing this video with the community site, Facebook, and Twitter, I am now […]
It was the most exhilarating push of a ‘send’ button I have ever experienced. On Tuesday, March 1, I sent the manuscript for my new book ‘Aquaponic Gardening: A Step by Step Guide to Growing Fish and Plants Together’ to my publisher, New Society. If you have ever felt the rush of having a multi-month, […]
Click here to find out about the Fall, 2012 Commercial Aquaponics Training at Green Acre Aquaponics!
I meet new people almost every day who are interested in pursuing commercial aquaponics and ask me for direction. They usually have no background in farming, hydroponics or aquaculture but are looking to take their lives on a new […]
I’m sitting in the Milwaukee airport listening to the sounds of the Packers / Bears football game behind me, punctuated by the occasional whoops and cheers from the airport crowd. I’m heading home from the Aquaponics conference at Sweet Water Organics where I’ve been soaking up all manner of aquaponics over the past three […]