by Christina Burkhart
TRAVERSE CITY -- Students, staff, and parent volenteers at Grand Traverse Academy have constructed a 33-foot geodesic dome greenhouse located just outside the school's science classrooms.
The idea was put forth by GTA science teacher, Matt Drost, and funded by the academy and grants from GTSI with the Conservation District and Trout Unlimited.
Introduction to Aquaponics
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My 4 Aquaponics System Update #7. by MrMadmax478. 1 repin. youtu.be · Comment ... My first Mini Aquaponics System.VIDEOS GALORE... Made out of a ten gallon aquarium.
Aquaponics for SustainabilityBuild, operate, and maintain an aquaponics system. Construct and operate NFT, ebb and flow, and deep floating raft grow out systems. Learn basic water quality, measuring water quality parameters, fish husbandry, plant production. Practice teambuilding and collaboration skills. Learn how to operate PH, DO, and conductivity meters. Learn how to use hand tools.
Haymaker Farmer's Market, city Kent to pursue $100,000 grant
The City of Kent and Haymaker Farmers’ Market are pursuing a $100,000 grant to help expand Kent’s healthy food hub and make nutritional foods more available for low-income households.
Kent City Council unanimously approved the Community Development Department to seek the grant money Wednesday night.
Lesson pays off for students, food bank Official touts food banks
La Vista police grow ‘fuzz’ for food ...
As it turns out, Peter Volk likes lettuce.
He didn't expect to like it — what 13-year-old boy does? But Volk found that when he tasted the organic lettuce he and his classmates grew for charity, it was, in his words, “really good.”
Volk, a seventh-grader, is among the students at King Science and Technology Magnet Center who have spent this school year growing lettuce at school using aquaponics.
Dallas, TX-based Aquaponics Co. Hopes to Increase Food Security and Achieve Profit Via International Strategy
By Jessica Vernabe / April 30, 2012 5:59 pm
With world population expected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, there are concerns about whether there will be enough fresh food to feed them all. Some say aquaponics is the solution.
The method combines aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (growing vegetables in water and nutrients, without soil) to produce pesticide-free food while using substantially less water compared to conventional farming methods.
Market Watch: In Mar Vista, an aquaponics farm just down the street
April 27, 2012|By David Karp | Special to the Los Angeles Times
Many growers proudly advertise their local origins, but when David Rosenstein of Evo Farm sells his produce on Sunday for the first time at the Mar Vista farmers market, he says he will be talking "not about food miles, but food feet."
UW-Sheboygan's aquaponics lab gives students new perspective on growing food
When you plant your garden, do you expect to get vines taller than you are in a matter of weeks? You might if you use fish.
The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan's aquaponics lab — a closed ecosystem that uses nothing but fish, water and bacteria to grow plants
That is all I have for this edition. So I wish you all a great week and an enjoyable garden.
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