Tag Archives: Aquaponics

High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop | Cornell Chronicle

Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse.Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Lab, offered lively, personal tours of the… Read More »

Five Reasons why Farmers are turning to Aquaculture

1. Demand America’s appetite for seafood is growing and with 83% of it being imported from outside of the country, farmers are recognizing an opportunity to feed this demand from their existing infrastructures. 2. Sustainability The UN has estimated that the world’s food output needs to double by 2050. With depleting wild stocks and an… Read More »

Winnipeg Urban Agriculture | Contained Aquaculture – Aquaponics

  Manitoba Urban Aquaculture Project  Our business model uses IRAFS growing Technology. The IRAFS Closed Loop Production System produces safe high quality consumable products while minimizing the resource inputs and maximizing conservation. Based on science and technology, this farming method has emerged as the best green alternative to provide consumers with value, taste and convenience… Read More »

Work to start on Mission Waco’s Urban REAP aquaponics project – WacoTrib.com: Nonprofits

A muddy field at North 15th Street and Colcord Avenue next to the new Jubilee Food Market attracted a crowd Wednesday morning as ground broke for a $392,000 project called Urban REAP that will become a hot spot for raising food, catching and storing rainwater, and teaching students the value of energy conservation. Mission Waco… Read More »

Sherwood Park students’ enthusiasm grows for aquaponics | Edmonton Journal

While most of his Strathcona Christian Academy classmates are sitting in desks Wednesday morning, 17-year-old Schroeder is in a warm and humid portable classroom troubleshooting how to keep the pH down in the hundreds of litres of water trickling through fish bowls and plant beds.“I like science a lot, and I feel like I’m making… Read More »

Aquaponics video from Purdue University- YouTube

I found this interesting video while searching for related topics and wanted to share it with you, because i think that it also helps to demonstrate where the future aquaculture opportunities are. It’s an informational video about Aquaponics, the practice of combining fish farming and hydroponics. The program is an introduction to the recommended practices… Read More »