We are believers that improving methods of growing food can improve entire communities. Some communities can use extra help.
Garden Pool is teaming up withNaturopaths Without Bordersto build a Garden Pool at a clinic in Haiti and we need your help. Help us build a Garden Pool in Haiti for a medical clinic and to strengthen the local community.
We feel that bringing a Garden Pool to Haiti will not only provide fresh electricity, food and medicinal herbs year round for the sick, but it will also teach others how to replicate the GP system and help spread the knowledge to many areas. We will also be bringing newGP water sterilization technology to Haiti.
Saturday Feb. 22nd 2014 - Fly from Home To Miami, Florida. Fly from Miami to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. Travel to the medical clinic and get settled-in.
Sunday Feb. 23rd 2014 -GP BUILD
Monday Feb. 24th 2014-GP BUILD
Tuesday Feb. 25th 2014- GP BUILD
Wednesday Feb. 26th 2014- GP BUILD
Thursday Feb. 27th 2014- GP BUILD & Certification
Friday Feb. 28th 2014- Haitian Beach and Cocoa Plantation visit.
Saturday March 1st 2014- Return home via Haiti to Miami and Miami to Home.
Garden Pool will be teaching the GP Certification course in Creole and English to the folks in Haiti this September 2013. We are also offering the course to folks from the US who would like to help us in Haiti and learn firsthand. For a suggested donation of $2,000 you will join us in Haiti, air travel, food, transportation and dorm lodging included! You must have your US Passport. If you have already taken the Garden Pool Certification course, we also invite you to join at a discounted donation amount. For more information about the GP Certification course in Haiti, please contact us or call GP at[masked]-5821. We appreciate the support!
attend tours at Garden Pool homes throughout the Valley.
have fun at Food Drives, Fund-raising Events, and Potlucks.
learn at FREE Informative Classes.
volunteer with GP-Team Public Volunteer Projects to get a first hand experience and help others build and grow in our community and abroad.
get to know others in the community who care about growing food!
Garden Pool is dedicated to research and education of sustainable ways to grow food. Our mission as a non-profit is to develop better ways to grow food and help others do the same. Our operations are based in NW Mesa, Arizona at the home of the original Garden Pool.
The Garden Pool system combines:
solar power – harnessing and storing the sun’s energy
water conservation – using less water by recycling wastewater and harvesting and storing dew & rainwater
poultry farming – raising chickens & ducks in a closed-loop symbioses with the fish, pond plants, and the vegetation from the Garden Pool.
closed-loop aquaculture – raising tilapia fish and the feed for the fish in the system itself while continuously recycling the fish pond water.
organic horticulture – using natural methods to control garden pests without using chemical pesticides or chemical fertilizers to grow.
hydroponic gardening – growing fruits, veggies, & herbs without soil
aquaponics – the symbiotic cultivation of produce and fish in a recirculating hydroponic environment, the Garden Pool way.
biofiltration – natural water filtration method using biochemistry and a special mix of pond plants, including duckweed.
thermal mass – thousands of gallons of water that is warmed by the sun and being surrounded by earth and concrete provides “inertia” against temperature fluctuations.
permaculture – GP systems mimic relationships found in natural ecologies.
dwarf fruit & nut trees - small trees that produce an array of food all year.
The Garden Pool has been featured by media from around the world. It is a one of a kind backyard food-producing ecosystem that was voted the Phoenix New Times Best Backyard Farm in 2012. Come see what the buzz is about!