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April Open House

Please come to our open house on Saturday, April 23rd from 2-4 PM at our south side facility in the basement of 401 Bingham St., Pittsburgh PA. There is plenty of free street parking available. Learn about Bell Siphons and how to build your own. Or buy one of ours to start your own Aquaponics system. Come see our indoor Aquaponic system that has been running virtually maintenance-free for 3 years now! Please come with your questions and curiosity. We’re eager to show you and teach you about Aquaponics so that you can begin growing this way 365 days a year in your home,

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Industrial-Scale Ecosystems

Aquaponics in a warehouse

Here’s some evidence that Aquaponics produce tastes better than hydroponics: “Chefs tell us that the produce that we grow is literally the best produce that they’ve ever eaten.” Source: Fastcoexist “We build industrial-scale ecosystems.” So says Jason Green, CEO and co-founder of Edenworks, a Brooklyn-based urban farming startup. Unlike a typical indoor farm—a sterile environment, sometimes run by people in gloves or even by robots—Edenworks tries to build in as much life as possible. In their new warehouse, set to open in New York City this summer, fish will grow in tanks, bacteria will turn the fish waste into

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Visit the Farm Revolution

Farm to Table 2016, Pittsburgh, PA

Come down to the Pittsburgh Convention center this Friday or Saturday (March 18 and 19) and witness the Farm revolution taking place in Western Pennsylvania! We’ll be there at the Pittsburgh Farm to Table Local Food Conference spreading the love of Aquaponics. Also, there will be many other terrestrial farmers at the show to share their bounty, love and knowledge of farming. Come see Samy or Mark at the Zero Fossil alternative energy booth at the back of the auditorium. We’ll have Blue Nile Tilapia for sale.

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Aquaponics to Serve Homeless in San Diego

San Diego Aquaponics

Commercial aquaponics greenhouses are a perfect fit for social missions like this one in San Diego that deliver triple bottom line benefits to people and planet with a healthy profit. Vista ‘s Solutions Farms began growing vegetables and fish about a year ago as a way to teach job skills and raise money to help fight homelessness. Nutrient-rich water from the fish tank feeds plants, and in turn, the plants purify the water that goes back into the fish tank. It allows the farming system to use very little water once the tanks are full. The expansion will triple the

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SEED Aquaponics

Pittsburgh-based SEED Aquaponics is part of a movement to make community agriculture even more eco-friendly. Colleen Beck started the company two years ago after spending time in Thailand researching sustainability and aquaponics systems… …When Beck returned from her research trip to Thailand and established SEED Aquaponics, the team built an aquaponic demonstration system at Garfield Healcrest Urban Farms which produces vegetables and herbs year long in the greenhouse. Then SEED constructed a system for an NGO in Slippery Rock. Source: Next Pittsburgh

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October Open House

Bell Siphon

Please come to our open house on Saturday, October 24th from 2-4 PM at our south side facility in the basement of 401 Bingham St., Pittsburgh PA. There is plenty of free street parking available. Learn about Bell Siphons and how to build your own. Or buy one of ours to start your own Aquaponics system. Come see our indoor Aquaponic system that has been running virtually maintenance-free for nearly 2 years now! Please come with your questions and curiosity. We’re eager to show you and teach you about Aquaponics so that you can begin growing this way 365 days a year in your home,

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April Open House

Blue nile tilapia

Please come to our open house on Saturday, April 25th from 2-4 PM in our south side facility in the basement of 401 Bingham St., Pittsburgh PA. There is plenty of free street parking on weekends. Come see our indoor Aquaponic system that has been running for more than 1 year now! We’re growing organically: Kale Tomato Basil Parsley Tobacco Blue Nile Tilapia Please come with your questions and curiosity. We’re eager to show and teach you about Aquaponics. Bring your kids and they can take home a free goldfish! Books, Blue Nile Tilapia fingerlings, Aquaponic Bell Siphons and Home Aquaponics systems will be

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2015 Farm to Table Conference

Farm to Table Conference, Pittsburgh PA

Pittsburgh Aquaponics will demonstrate an Aquponics system at the Farm to Table Conference March 27-28 (this Friday and Saturday) at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The demonstration will be located and powered by the nice folks at Zero Fossil where the water pump and lights will get 100% of its energy from sustainable, green sources. So, if you have not made plans already, come down this Friday or Saturday to learn more about Aquaponics. And come meet other farmers, food producers, non-profits, retailers, green energy companies, wineries, dairies, apiaries, chefs, wellness professionals and people who care about food. You

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February Open House

Please join us on Saturday, February 21st from 2-4 PM at our facility in the south side: 401 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh. Plenty of street parking available. We are available to discuss Aquaponics system design, what types of fish to use, what types of plants to grow. And, we are happy to answer any questions you may have about Aquaponics for the home or office. Plus, we will be selling blue nile tilapia fingerlings for your systems. Kids get a free goldfish, so bring the whole family! We are currently growing: Genovese Basil Thai (purple) Basil Parsley Dwarf tobacco Microgreens

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Open House, Saturday, Sept. 6th

Please come to our open house on Saturday, September 6th from 2-4PM in our new south side facility in the basement of 401 Bingham St., Pittsburgh PA. We have built an indoor Aquaponic system that is filled with plants and fish: We’re growing organically: Kale Basil Lettuce Tomatoes Wheat grass Mustard Greens Blue Nile Tilapia Please come with your questions and curiosity. We’re eager to show and teach you about Aquaponics. If you brings kids, get a free goldfish to take home! Books, aquaponics parts and starter aquaponcics systems will be available for purchase.

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