It has finally happened. The “child” that has been The Aquaponic Source has finally outgrown its parent’s basement and needs to find a place of its own. We’ve certainly been fortunate to be able to incubate our new business in our empty nest these past three years, and a commute that can be measured in […]
Most of us aquapons know that the health of all the creatures in our systems (fish, plants, worms, and bacteria) depends on proper pH. We also know that we are targeting pH in the 6.8 to 7.0 range but that we don’t have to worry about adjusting it until it goes down to 6.4 or […]
I once read that while there are many definitions of ‘green and sustainable’ practices, the Holy Grail of being green is one that takes a waste stream from one system and creates a productive input into another system. Clearly this is one of the most attractive features of aquaponics. It converts the waste stream from aquaculture […]
For those of you who have already taken the course you might be saying to yourself ‘how could that be?’ The Green Acres Aquaponic Farming course has now been taught four times and to over 200 students. After each course the students fill out an evaluation, and 100% have said that […]
One of my pet peeves is false and misleading advertising. Especially when it is applied to something I care as deeply about as aquaponics. It sets people up for disappointment because their expectations are fixed unrealistically high, which tarnishes our entire industry.
As an example, here is what one vendor recently said in their newsletter about […]
Last week I had the pleasure of spending most of the week in Seattle. The highlight of course, was spending time with my daughter, a sophomore at the University of Washington (UW). But the rest of the time was spent in a variety of Aquaponics endeavors that I’d like to share with you here.
- Day 1 […]