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Things I learned

Well this year for me my was all about learning and trying new things. First off Im very happy with the results of my hard work. My tank and grow bed setup has worked well but I can see why having min of 12" grow bed is better than 8". A  lot of my plants got to top heavy with fruit and fell over using stakes has helped but you need the deeper bed to hold the stake. But I got mine to work using my porch railing to hold the plants. I got my system up and running faster by…


Added by Nick Rizzo on July 23, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

No Go

Well after all the work put fourth I'm sad to announce the school doesn't want to move forward with the program at this time. At least I was able to open their eyes to what can be done at the school.

Added by Nick Rizzo on February 8, 2011 at 5:16am — 9 Comments

Game Plan

Today setting up another meeting to getting the game plan on paper . Also invited Jeff Bovee the principal of SpringValley Academy to join us here on the forum to see all the great folks and their ideas. So if you see him give him a warm welcome like you guys always do. Thanks for your support

Added by Nick Rizzo on February 7, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments

Ready! Set! Go!... ok not so fast

Ready! Set! Go!... ok not so fast. Update on the green house Today had another meeting at the school with several people. Facilities Maintenance, Biology Teacher, Principal and consultant. It was in the high 20's today so we walked out to the poor snow covered greenhouse to discuss what we needed to do to get it up and running.   Well the Maintenance guy named everything it needed (a lot) but I think we can get it up and running in a week or so. I smiled because we both know its going to…


Added by Nick Rizzo on January 28, 2011 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

Turning that Green House into a food house?

Well three months ago I dropped my daughter off at soccer practice and on the way back to the field I passed the old green house that is attached to the school with broken windows and junk just piled up. So I dropped her off and walked over to the green house to look inside. For the average person it looked like junk but for me I seen potential to bring this green house back alive and to use it for food production. Not just any food but fish and Veggies.  Stuff the kids can learn just in…


Added by Nick Rizzo on January 7, 2011 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

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