AQUAPONICS CLASS ITHACA Sun. Oct 30th

kUDZO Agbeve forceslight at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 10:58:00 EDT 2011


Hi
Can you send usa some addresses of NGOs interested in collaborating
with Ghanaian NGOs in the field of Aquaponics? Thank you for assisting
us in this very important field.

On 10/27/11, Micheal Wheeler <mmw5 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Are all the places filled for this class?
>
> Mike
>
> ps - Thank you for opening your house for the green buildings tour.
> After missing two permaculture open houses I finally got to that one.
> That's an amazing fridge you've got in your kitchen!!
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Steve Austin
> <steve_austin at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Introduction to Aquaponics
>> The technique, known as "aquaponics," integrates fish farming
>> (aquaculture)
>> and hydroponics agriculture within a closed, symbiotic loop—the fish waste
>> provides the fertilizer where as the plants act as water purifiers. The
>> idea
>> is to maximize food production while curtailing environmentally harmful
>> and
>> potentially polluting outputs—a sustainable way to provide a continuous
>> supply of healthy, fresh food.
>>
>> In this class we’ll go over basics of how to build your own Aquaponic
>> system
>> from a 10 gallon Aquarium to a 1000 gallon raceway.  I have a 100 gallon
>> working system in my back yard greenhouse as an example of how you can
>> quickly build your own system.  We will also look at slides of some
>> systems
>> that I have visited over the years.  There will be plenty of time for
>> discussion and perhaps some help with your own design ideas.  All levels
>> welcome.  Class size is limited and there are only a few spots left.
>>  Please RSVP  via e-mail for the location.
>>
>> Who: Steve Austin,  steve_austin at earthlink.net
>> Where:  Next to Collegetown, Ithaca, NY  RSVP for directions and to
>> reserve
>> a spot
>> When:  Oct. 30th 2011 Sunday 1-4pm
>>
>> Cost: Free
>>
>> An Ithaca Free Skool Class
>>
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