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Mary Hundley
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  • Hertford, NC
  • United States

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How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
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Aquaponics Workshops
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
How big is your fish tank?
~ 3,000 gallons
Please tell us something else about yourself.
am just starting a commercial aquaponics facility in North Carolina. Also raise gosts, chickens, and raised bed crops.

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Post 3 - 100 tons of sand....

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 11:11am 0 Comments

Friday was a productive day, and everyone was sore on Saturday.  BUT, the base for the greenhouse floor is in.  Tanks have arrived, I just need to pick them up and the seed starting hydroponic system arrived as well.  Flooring cover and gravel to be installed in the next 10 days.  16 April, weather permitting, will be the day the greenhouse cover goes on and the ends closed…


Post 2 - Pondering Design Concepts

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 8:47am 1 Comment

As I await the last load of sand, am trying to plan ahead...  This first greenhouse is an experiment of sorts, but must be economically viable so I can expand and continue to pay my two employees.  I am torn between a drip system and flood-n-drain.  I plan on at least experimenting with one raft NFT at the end of whichever system I choose.  My fish tank ( with between 350 to 500 Tilapia) will support four (4) 60 foot growbeds, 12" deep, with a few vertical systems added in to see if I can grow… Continue

Post 1 - Name and Greenhouse Update

Posted on March 23, 2011 at 12:15pm 2 Comments

Hundley Farms will be doing business as Veggies, Herbs, and Fish....a website will be up shortly.  The attached pictures show the greenhouse frame and the future roadside stand....48 tons of sand have been delivered for the greenhouse floor base....16 more tons and gravel to be delivered next week.  The 50 tons of pea gravel will be for the final floor.  The well and electric should be in within the next couple of months and full operations are planned to start in July 2011. 



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At 8:53am on March 8, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Mary,

I love your profile image!

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 Main page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.



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