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Bacteria Farmer

Bacteria Farmer

Fish have been added to my home backyard aquaponics greenhouse. Fresh veggies are growing on the power of rich fish poop. I am now a fish, bacteria and fresh produce farmer.


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Electricity

Electricity

In November 2012, we added two 20 AMP electric circuits to our greenhouse earlier this week. I am getting so close to getting this system up and operational.


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Plants In The City

Plants In The City

The idea of eating only locally-grown, seasonal food sounds appealing. Until you move to a city like Seattle. With an average annual rainfall of  – a bunch and overcast prevails, Seattle, Washington is somewhat less than hospitable to traditional, soil-based agriculture. And fish? Forget it.

But, it was not the land that drew Rob Greenlee to aquaponics. It was the innovation. [more coming]


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A Farmer Walks His Path

A Farmer Walks His Path

In this case, the path the farmer takes is a quick jaunt down the stairs of his backyard deck and down a paved sidewalk to his new greenhouse.


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Weather Aquaponics

Weather Aquaponics

Weather poses an interesting factor in the success and affordability of your aquaponics system. Consider the ramifications of all climates that might hit your greenhouse.


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Maturity

Maturity

Urbanist Farms has been experimenting with a wide variety of produce in our aquaponic systems, including tomatoes, basil, peppers, melons, cucumbers, eggplant, broccoli, chard, kale, peas, and more. But it only grows koi and goldfish. We don’t kill our biggest helpers!

Aquaponic systems mature over time. They grow richer with a spectrum of macro and micronutrients. So if you think the tomatoes taste good this year, they’ll be even better next year.


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Bacteria Farmer

Fish have been added to my home backyard aquaponics greenhouse. Fresh veggies are growing on the power of rich fish poop. I am now a fish, bacteria and fresh produce...
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Electricity

In November 2012, we added two 20 AMP electric circuits to our greenhouse earlier this week. I am getting so close to getting this system up and...
article post

Plants In The City

The idea of eating only locally-grown, seasonal food sounds appealing. Until you move to a city like Seattle. With an average annual rainfall of  – a bunch and overcast prevails, Seattle, Washington is somewhat less than hospitable to traditional, soil-based agriculture. And fish? Forget it. But, it was not the land that drew Rob Greenlee to aquaponics. It was the innovation. [more...
article post

A Farmer Walks His Path

In this case, the path the farmer takes is a quick jaunt down the stairs of his backyard deck and down a paved sidewalk to his new...
article post

Weather Aquaponics

Weather poses an interesting factor in the success and affordability of your aquaponics system. Consider the ramifications of all climates that might hit your...
article post

Maturity

Urbanist Farms has been experimenting with a wide variety of produce in our aquaponic systems, including tomatoes, basil, peppers, melons, cucumbers, eggplant, broccoli, chard, kale, peas, and more. But it only grows koi and goldfish. We don’t kill our biggest helpers! Aquaponic systems mature over time. They grow richer with a spectrum of macro and micronutrients. So if you think the tomatoes taste good this year, they’ll be even better next...
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