Gardening without the dirt
People grow fruits and vegetables hydroponically for several reasons. Basically soilless gardening, hydroponics dates back centuries, but ... “They do peppers, chard, peas, corn, tomatoes and lettuce. A lot of people love growing fruit like oranges ...
A College Student Has Figured Out How To Grow Food Using Your Old Fish Tank
The closed-loop system combines water-based planting, or hydroponics, with fish cultivation. Aquaponics ... Every 15 minutes, water combined with waste from the fish tank is pumped up into a grow bed filled with clay pebbles. ... Peppers and baby ...
Tech incubator grows an Agrivolution at Avery Point
... the business of agriculture. Fu, joined by several other advocates of Connecticut agriculture, said after a tour of his hydroponic-growing facilities at Avery Point that the time is right for the state to embrace new technologies that promote year ...
Views on Food: Tending the concept of urban agriculture
From New York to San Francisco, metropolitan areas are sprouting: Hydroponic farms in Brooklyn, rooftop gardens in Chicago, shipping crates turned into massive raised-bed planters in Detroit. ... The answer varies from city to city, but here in the ...
Lounge Spotlight | Underwater symbiosis
This method of growing plants, known as hydroponics, is catching on in the country's ever experimental gardening community. But even as hydroponics ... “We grow all kinds of vegetables, including tomatoes, peppers and pak choi. These are 100% organic ...
Afghan Biscuits, Isle of Capri Tomatoes and Broken Heart Gin
The Asia Sentinel (blog)
It is likely that our New Zealand Isle di Capri is a genuine 'Family Heirloom', and will remain such as they are not really suitable for commercial growing, being thin skinned and low cropping, thus pretty much unviable for supermarkets or transporting ...
Fort Wayne Farm Promotes Sustainable Food By Nixing the Soil
Northeast Indiana Public Radio
... Fort Wayne's first aquaponics farm that raises fresh tilapia and grows a wide variety of vegetables. Aquaponics comes from a combination of hydroponics, growing fruits and vegetables without soil, and aquaculture, raising fish in a controlled ...
"Trend is definitely towards glasshouse tomato growing in Australia"
As well as producing citrus, grapes, berries, bananas, mushrooms and marketing avocados, the Costa Group is one of Australia's largest vertically integrated grower and marketer of hydroponically grown truss tomatoes. With 20 hectares of glasshouse ...
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Pine Island Botanicals: a best kept secret
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
"Hydroponics is the growing of plants in a mineral nutrient solution," Wallace said. "We started with 1 acres about 15 years ago growing orchids, bromeliads and leeches. Then we bought an additional 2 acres about 8 years ago giving us a total of 4 acres.".
Frostproof Man Brings Experience to Tampa Medical Marijuana Business
Medical Marijuana Tampa plans Lakeland treatment center. Dan Downing, a cannabis cultivation teacher at Medical Marijuana Tampa, sits near a hydroponic growth system used to teach cannabis cultivation using pepper and tomato plants in Tampa recently ...
Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Bay Produce in Superior is keeping its greenhouses growing this winter... continuing to provide tomatoes for many local grocery stores, but this winter, they're experimenting with some new crops and even new methods. Read more
Located in Bokeelia, hidden behind a gate and trees, is one of Pine Island's best kept secrets. Read more
Sweet Italian basil, heirloom tomatoes, peppermint and spearmint from Singapore's first sustainable rooftop urban farm at *Scape in Orchard Link are now available in bars, cafes and restaurants such as Eighteen Chefs, 28 Hong Kong St and Food for Thought. The social enterprise, which hopes to go into full production by June, is in talks to sell its produce to 20 more F&B establishments ... Read more
You can grow vegetables and harvest fresh fish in your home with a space-efficient, $300 setup, says an advocate of indoor gardening. Read more
With traditional family farms in decline across the country, James Garza wants to reinvent how food is grown and distributed to local communities, starting with a farm in the middle of the desert. Garza is leading an effort to build a large-scale urban farm in the Las Vegas area, setting his sights on 50 acres of undeveloped land at Desert Breeze Park near Cimarron and Spring Mountain roads. Read more
APOLLO BEACH – When most people think of farming they don’t visualize a bunch of school-age kids planting, maintaining and selling veggies. But three classes of gifted students at Doby Elementary School are doing just that as part of a guided classroom experience. Read more
For those who aren't familiar with it, aquaponics is a sustainable system of food production. If you’re a regular at the Central New York Regional Market in Syracuse on Saturdays, you might have wondered: Where is the young woman who sells butterhead lettuce and whole tilapia? Read more
THE first green shoots are being seen in a cutting-edge £544,000 venture between environmentalists and a high school near the Lancashire-Yorkshire border. Read more
The sustainable farming system is heavy on efficiency and light on energy and water use. Read more
William McDonough and Michael Braungart suggest moving beyond sustainability and into practical design that can result in energy abundance -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Read more