Mini aquaponics system

Mini aquaponics system

Mini aquaponics system By: Sophia Shelton (farm intern) Have you ever had a pet fish? Did you ever think that your fish could be used to grow plants? Well, it can, by aquaponics!  Aquaponics is when you use fish and their waste to give nutrients to the plants you are...
Basil and Growing Herbs

Basil and Growing Herbs

Basil and Growing Herbs By: Kaitlyn (Farm Manager) Herbs are typically easy to grow, and when used fresh, can add tons of extra flavor to meals, tea and cocktails. True Leaf Market created a guide on how to grow 40 different popular herbs, and it can be found here:...
Farm Feature: Collard Greens

Farm Feature: Collard Greens

Farm Feature: Collard Greens By: Kaitlyn (Farm Manager) Collard greens (Brassica oleracea) are in the cabbage family, and they are commonly used in southern cooking.We grow collard greens on our aquaponics farm, and they do very well in our system. We harvest them...
Farm Feature: Barrelponics System

Farm Feature: Barrelponics System

Farm Feature: Barrelponics System By: Kaitlyn Dykstra (Farm Manager) https://www.foodiecrush.com/how-to-ripen-avocados-perfectly/ The very first aquaponics system on the FoodChain farm was the barrelponics system. This system helped to demonstrate how aquaponics works...
pH and Aquaponics

pH and Aquaponics

pH and Aquaponics By: Alex (Farm Intern) What is pH? pH is an abbreviation for “potential of hydrogen” which comes from p standing for “power” and the standard capital H being the element hydrogen. pH is a measure of how acidic or basic/alkaline a solution (could be...
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