Online Aquaponic Classes
The Flourish Farm Online Aquaponic Course
Years of aquaponic farming experience are now available online. Learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home
The Flourish Farm Aquaponic Course will give you the knowledge, experience and resources to build and operate a successful farm business and grow more healthy local food for your community. We’ve heard so many inspirational stories from our farm course students over the years. Now, more than ever, we need more local farms producing nutritious food, jobs and income.
- The complete course includes twelve modules that can be purchased as a bundle or individually
- Unlimited access. Watch as many times as you like
- In-farm videos and PowerPoint presentations
- Resource Downloads and Business Plan Templates
- Real Farming Stories, Tips, Tricks and Things we’ll Never Do Again!
- The Aquaponic Farm Production and Financial Planning Software
- Course Completion Certificate
Bonus: If you purchase a Flourish Aquaponic Farm at any point in the future, the full price will be credited towards your farm purchase.
Course modules can also be purchased individually. Scroll down to learn more about each module.
Flourish Farm Course Modules
AQUAPONIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS
This course covers all of the fundamental components that go into aquaponic farms such as fish tanks, filtration systems, aeration, pumps, heaters, plumbing parts and a wide variety of plant growing systems.
AQUAPONIC FARM DESIGN
In this course we will create a farm system design from scratch in a 30 x 96 sq ft greenhouse using foundational principles of aquaponic system design. The Aquaponic Components Course is a prerequisite course.
WATER QUALITY AND BACTERIA
Dive in and learn how to properly manage and optimize your farm’s water quality. Learn how to establish and maintain a healthy population of beneficial bacteria that are the engine of a healthy and productive aquaponic system.
PLANT SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Learn how to properly grow and manage greens, herbs, fruiting crops, microgreens and other specialty crops. Optimize your growth and yields, plan your crop rotation and maximize production in your farm.
GREENHOUSES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
This course will cover a wide variety of considerations involved in planning and choosing your greenhouse. Learn about many different types of greenhouses, materials, configurations and environmental controls.
FARM AND GREENHOUSE OPERATIONS
This course is all about life in the farm with a focus on real world day to day farm operations. Topics include managing your system, fish, plants, pests, food safety, record keeping, the greenhouse environment and much more.
FISH HEALTH AND MANAGEMENT
Raising healthy stress free fish is the key to a high functioning aquaponic system. Learn the best practices of fish husbandry including nutrition and feeding rates, species selection, quarantine, purging, water quality and more.
PLANT NUTRIENTS, PESTS AND DISEASES
Your plants are the most valuable commodity in your farm. Poor control of nutrients and environmental conditions can quickly result in crop losses. Learn how to optimize nutrients and implement a pest and disease management plan.
AQUAPONIC FOOD AND FARM SAFETY
There is nothing more important than ensuring your product is safe for your customers to eat. This course covers the latest in aquaponic food safety standards, good agricultural practices, HACCP and farm safety.
PERSONAL AND BUSINESS PLANNING
Learn how to develop your personal plan and align it with your business plan. We will look at why other farm businesses have failed, and learn about the eight forms of capital and many ways to measure success.
FARM FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ACCOUNTING
Learn how to create a detailed financial pro forma for your farm business along with the accounting activities necessary to run it. You will receive our farm production and financial planning software with this course.
MARKETING AND SALES
Even the most well designed and managed farm won’t be successful if no one knows about your product. Developing your marketing plan and knowing your customers before you build your farm will give you a huge head start.