Growing Food, Growing Minds, Growing Community

A Collaboration Between The GrowHaus and Colorado Aquaponics

When we entered the GrowHaus on an icy overcast day in January of 2010, it was hard to imagine how the space was going to someday grow food for a food desert neighborhood. We put our newborn twins in a grocery cart left in the frozen dirt parking […]

Growing Food, Growing Minds, Growing Community2019-05-20T09:00:23-07:00

Aquaponic and Greenhouse Pioneers Partner

Colorado Aquaponics and Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership to Educate Customers and Bring Energy-Efficient, Integrated Aquaponic Greenhouses to Market.

Colorado Aquaponics and Ceres Greenhouse Solutions have partnered to create 23-x-40-Aquaponics1super energy-efficient, integrated aquaponic greenhouses. The new greenhouse
designs build off each […]

Aquaponic and Greenhouse Pioneers Partner2019-05-20T13:17:09-07:00

School Profile: The Helios Project @ Pomfret School

School Profile: The Helios Project @ Pomfret School | Pomfret, CT 

  1. 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 […]
School Profile: The Helios Project @ Pomfret School2019-05-19T20:00:35-07:00

School Profile of the Month: Lakewood High School

School Profile: Lakewood High School | Lakewood, CO 

Aquaponics in the classroom

Lakewood High School Students

 

  1. What is the name of your school and where is it located? Lakewood High School, Lakewood, Colorado
  2. What subject do you teach? Engineering, Sustainability and Renewable Energy
  3. What inspired […]
School Profile of the Month: Lakewood High School2019-05-19T20:00:41-07:00

Outdoor Aquaponics

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 during the warm weather.

Things to consider when growing outside:

  1. Soaking up the sunshine – Plants obviously love the sunlight. While indoor lighting options have […]
Outdoor Aquaponics2019-05-20T10:16:06-07:00

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Ouroboros

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Ouroboros

Half Moon Bay, CA

Established 2012 & Owned by Ken Armstrong and Jessica Patton

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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 […]

Aquaponic Gardener Profile – Ouroboros2016-06-22T09:29:25-07:00

Five Lighting Tips to Light Up Your Aquaponics System

Aquaponic LightingMimicking 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 […]

Five Lighting Tips to Light Up Your Aquaponics System2019-05-20T13:22:34-07:00

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.

Mozambique Tilapia Fingerlings – 25

  1. Be ready to receive your fish shipmentFingerlings that are shipped are
    packed with […]
10 Tips for Transitioning Fingerlings to Your Aquaponic System2016-06-21T21:55:13-07:00