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: Herb Growing Guide. All...
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 using the cut-and-come-again...
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 and to show the potential of it...
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 your water or soil)...
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