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Is hydroponics necessarily organic? Is there such a thing as organic hydroponics that produces strictly organic produce? Yes, there is, and it can, by using the hybrid farming method known as bioponics. Bioponics can be defined...

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It’s evident that the continuous trend of human population growth will lead to an higher global food demand in the coming years. With a projected increase in demand of 60-70% by 2050, greater food production will be required in a context...

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After shockingly low snowpack measurements in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, California Governor Jerry Brown (D) announced strict water restrictions on businesses, residents, and farms. His executive order aims to curb water usage by 25...

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Making Your Organic Budget Stretch

April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

We now know that purchasing organic produce is the healthier choice, but are you still on the fence that there’s value in buying organic produce? After reading this article, you’ll have found the solutions to get more from...

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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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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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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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PowerHouse Hydroponics Top Lists of 2014

January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As soon as something interesting flashes by the screen our attention is lost and we become entrenched in the next best thing, latest gossip, or the newest technology. This is likely the reason that lists have...

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What comes to mind when you hear about hydroponic growing? Do you think the system is too technical or too time consuming to learn? Do you think of big lighting, complex irrigation, and scientific pH...

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