http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/2012talks Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher/administrator. With the help of extended student and community family they have grown over 25,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance.
In the brewing method, compost/castings are placed into a container of circulated and aerated water (via an air bubbler or similar system) typically with other nutrients. The circulated water extracts the microbiology and the microbes are in an abundance of both oxygen and nutrient to feed upon. In this method, colonies of microbes are brewed in exponential numbers, a colony of bacteria for instance can double in population every 20 minutes. Aerobic brewing takes longer than basic extraction with common brewing times of 12 to 24 hours. Brewing time is very dependent on water temperature with warmer water creating faster brews. Aerobically brewed teas have much higher microbe population densities than extracted teas and for this reason are the tea of choice.
SkyyGreens is a Chicago based indoor produce company. We employ best of breed aquaponic systems to provide local, organic produce to large metropolitan areas. We work with innovative and uncompromising chefs and food distributors that seek great tasting, organic produce while employing sustainable growth methods.
Here we have provided you with different information sources, so that you can go and search for more information yourself. Please be aware that aquaponics is growing very quickly around the world, because of this rapid growth it's very difficult to keep this list updated with the newest information, however we will try to keep things as up-to-date as possible.
Imagine getting the chance to develop a commercial product to help solve a real challenge facing our world today. If you’re ready to take your innovative science and technology idea to all-new heights, then the Spirit of Innovation Challenge is for you. Get your genius on!
The Sweet Water Foundation, in conjunction with Smartwave, and Snowfall Creative, has just won the MacArthur Digital Media Learning Competition. In winning the competition, they will be funded to create a digital platform and badge based educational curriculum to train individuals in becoming “Aquapons.”
Charlie Price from the social enterprise Aquaponics UK, explores the role aquaponics can play in the future of our collective food supply. He provides an insight into both the applications for aquaponics but more specifically a new approach to urban agriculture, turning wastes into resources and transforming disused urban spaces to provide not only food, but resilient communities.
Meet America's Urban Farm Pioneer, Will Allen. He is one of the pioneers of the urban food movement who is revolutionizing the way local communities grow and consume healthy, fresh and sustainable food.
His organization, Growing Power, has gone from being a two-acre plot in the shadows of Milwaukee’s largest housing project to a multi-city, multi-community-farm operation that produces more than forty tons of fresh produce a year and teaches countless students and adults how to become a new generation of urban farmers.
He spoke with TakePart about his remarkable story, his vision for reshaping our most disadvantaged communities, and his new book “The Good Food Revolution,” which hit store shelves this week.
An interactive PDF document thats187 pages packed with information and examples of different systems people have built using IBC's as a major component of their system.If you are looking for information about aquaponics, this is 100% free to download.
At Aquaponic Solutions we have updated our domestic aquaponic system design calculator to Version 2.0 for all those people who wish to design and build their own backyard/hobby/domestic media bed aquaponic systems. This model allows you to size the media bed (gravel bed) of your system based on important requirements: the fish feed to plant use ratio requirement (we use a modified UVI ratio model for this) and the solids mineralisation requirement (to make sure that solids that enter the gravel bed are broken down and mineralised).
Ready to get started? In this section you'll find the information you need to complete a successful project and get excited about helping to save the environment! You'll find a step-by-step description of the Challenge Process, detailed information about completing and submitting your application and resources to help you facilitate the Challenge.