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Urban Aquaponics 101: Growing Fresh Food in the City

Envision growing veggies and having access to fresh food at home? Then this class is for you! We shall discuss the newly emerging field of aquaponics and shed light on how individuals, families, and communities can become more food independent!

Aquaponics combines aquaculture (raising fish) & hydroponics (cultivating in a non-soil medium) for the perfect synergy between the two systems. It can be done in kitchens, rooftops, backyards, and warehouses. It is the most water-saving, energy-efficient, fast and easy way to cultivate food.  Come learn the history, design, and application of aquaponics.

Cost: $30 General Public; $20 for students

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Urban Aquaponics 101 Syllabus:
-What is Aquaponics: Defining and Outlining
-The synergy of Aquaculture & Hydroponics
-Aquaponics Engineering 101
-Aquaponics Biology 101
-Build & Maintain a system

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  • Lacia Lynne B.

    I hope to make it to one of these soon but can't do this one!

    November 3, 2013

  • Alex

    Yes, the class is on Sunday! The Central City Farm is across the street and there is an aquaponics system there. We will take a tour of the system at some point during class. Read below for more info:

    Hello Students, I am looking forward to seeing you all on Saturday from 2pm-5pm. We will have plenty to talk about so come ready to discuss everything aquaponics! Also, feel free to bring some note taking implements and snacks. If you are able to bring cash to pay for the class, that would be preferable. The class address is:
    [masked]th ave, Seattle, WA, 98144 Class will be held in "The Board Room" (there will be signs showing the way..) Give me a ring if you have any questions. My number is (206) 861-4634. Cheers,
    Alex R. Currier

    November 2, 2013

  • Ben

    I'll be there! Pay at the door?

    October 31, 2013

  • Beth O.

    Is there an aquaponics system at the 2100 Building? Crossing my fingers there is since that place is so great. :)

    October 30, 2013

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