Sustain: How Colorado Aquaponics is Changing the Food System

“The food system is out of balance,” says JD Sawyer, founder of Colorado Aquaponics, which houses an aquaponics farm known as Flourish Farms. “We’ve got to figure out a way to have higher quality foods using less resources, period, or it’s not gonna work. It’s really gonna take a grassroots effort. Instead of […]

Sustain: How Colorado Aquaponics is Changing the Food System2019-05-20T13:12:49-06:00

CBS 4 Denver Nightly News Story about Colorado Aquaponics and the GrowHaus

   DENVER (CBS4) – Some believe it’s the future of farming because it uses only a fraction of the water.  “The fish waste provides the nutrients to the plants,” explained J.D. Sawyer, owner of Colorado Aquaponics.  Sawyer and his wife Tawnya have created […]

CBS 4 Denver Nightly News Story about Colorado Aquaponics and the GrowHaus2019-05-17T21:16:37-06:00

Colorado Aquaponics Rises from Ashes of Economic Downturn

The onset of the economic downturn may have proven to be a blessing in disguise for one of Denver, Colorado’s poorest inner city neighborhoods. Like so many other accomplished professionals, JD Sawyer was laid off from his job as the Director of Operations for Johnson & Wales University Denver campus in 2009. With extra time […]

Colorado Aquaponics Rises from Ashes of Economic Downturn2016-03-17T14:16:21-06:00

The Survival Podcast featuring Tawnya Sawyer

Tawnya Sawyer of The Aquaponic Source speaks about aquaponics on this popular episode of The Survival Podcast.  A Colorado native, Tawnya grew up in the mountains raising plants and animals for food.

The Aquaponic Source provides education, systems, supplies and consulting services to families, communities and businesses who want to take charge of their own sustainable […]

The Survival Podcast featuring Tawnya Sawyer2019-05-27T07:38:24-06:00