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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellen Roelofs Oct 4, 2012. 1 Reply 1 Like
Hey All,Wow, its been a wild ride. But I just finished my first summer of growing an aquaponics system in Northern Michigan in a hoop house. I won the start up money and gave it a whirl. If you…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Jun 8, 2012. 1 Reply 0 Likes
Freshwater Farm is now cycling in Northern Michigan!I am a student in the Fisheries Department at Michigan State University. As part of a grant writing class, I wrote a business plan for Aquaponics…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Kliesen Nov 14, 2012. 3 Replies 0 Likes
Hello All,I am working on the finishing touches to my Aquaponics Business Plan and I was hoping to hear some quotes on insurance from other Aq operations.Thank you for the help!-Josh GContinue
Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Nov 20, 2011. 3 Replies 0 Likes
Hello Everyone!I was hoping to get some input about the pros and cons of grow beds utilizing the nutrient film technique vs. 12" grow bed filled with clay media. Specifically the advantages one may…Continue
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Yes, South Lyon is the proposed spot for now. We are ending our biodiesel season, and are getting ready to put this monster up soon! I really liked how you designed your greenhouse and would like to come see it sometime:) There are very few models in MI we have to look at!
Hi Josh, I can tell you anything about UVM or the surrounding area. Let me know what you want to know. John Todd is a great man, I found his classes to be the best I've ever taken. His teaching style is unique where he lets you come to your own conclusions while being there for insight. It is imperative that you engage him during class however, some people don't realize this and come away slightly empty-handed.
Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community! I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics. There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions. Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.
A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page. You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.
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Normally Sylvia Bernstein, the community's founder, would be welcoming you, but she is enjoying a well deserved vacation and I am helping out by welcoming new members in her absence. I am certain she would be excited to have you join and she will be looking forward to getting to know you upon her return. Thanks again for joining us, and I too look forward to getting to know you too. See you around the site!