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Hydroponic and soilless growing systems

In heavily populated urban areas, growing space is where you can find it. In areas where space is taken up by residences and businesses, individuals and families have to find unique ways to produce fresh produce,...

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Hydroponics is a growing topic. Everyone is clear what we are talking about when we mention greenhouse growing, yet when we hear hydroponics our mind automatically shifts. Could it be a limited understanding about the...

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Building your own hydroponics system just became even more educational and fun. The 3Dponics Customizer  is now a MakerBot-Ready App—one of just nine apps, featured by MakerBot, that make exploring 3D printing both instructive and...

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A Fresh Approach to Growing Food

February 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

There’s no question that small farmers get the short end of the stick within the food chain. With high investment requirements, unpredictable climates and a marketplace that shifts constantly, small farmers face odds that are...

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Scalable Aquaponic System Design

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aquaponics is the practice of raising fish and plants in recirculating systems where the fish provide nutrients to the plants and to beneficial bacteria, which then cleanse the water of organic matter and nutrients and...

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An Education in Hydroponics

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re a hobby grower, want to grow a business, are interested in resourceful ways to feed your community or family, or are perhaps just looking for a lifestyle shift, you’ll certainly benefit from an education in...

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Foodies and Chefs Feast on This

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The noticeable shift in society’s relationship with food and an increased appetite for organic and nutritious choices has made ‘knowing where your food is coming from’ top of mind. Realizing that we have lost control...

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A Fractal Approach to a Greater Future

February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This aberration of Kurt Koffka’s ‘Gestalt Systems Theory’ explains how home production systems empower an individual to become a crucial part of the global sustainable future. If each individual were to take responsibility and grow...

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First Place at Agritecture Design Workshop NYC

January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The workshop began in the typical meet and greet fashion, with wide-eyed participants unaware of what laid in store for them, while enthusiastic volunteers from Blue Planet Environmental made for a distinctly separate crowd. Minutes...

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Cities are shifting to local food production by integrating farms into existing buildings or by revitalizing abandoned infrastructure. Organizations are developing new business models incorporating building integrated agriculture that are both economical and sustainable. 4...

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