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Aquaponics 101 Workshop and Farm Tour
Aquaponics Workshop

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Two different Workshops in one day.  
Aquaponics 101 and Seed Starting 101

We approach aquaponics as a way for people to sustainably grow their own food, with a simple low cost approach.
Our classroom session offers both a small and large scale approach to aquaponics and teaches beginner aquaponic gardeners exactly how to get started with aquaponics food production system. We will go over the basics of a system and how to maintain your system.
Topics include.
Plants—care, seed starting, nutrient requirements, maintenance and an understanding of garden design and planting schedules
Fish—husbandry, fish health and wellness, and the importance of balanced fish-to-plant relationships in aquaponic systems
Water quality—critical management of pH, oxygen and living element requirements in an aquaponic system
System cycling—step-by-step instructions on cycling a new system to begin growing, and the secrets of how to avoid common fish stress
Construction—all the basic knowledge necessary to build a Green Acre HomeHybrid system—from plumbing to installing liners and bell siphons
This Class will also cover traditional soil gardening and a tour of our grow spot.
The second workshop will focus on starting seeds in trays to germinate and transplant. 
We will also go over proper depth and seed identification. 

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