Garden Coloring Pictures – Fun For Kids

aquaponics coloring picture

Below are a couple of coloring pictures for kids to enjoy. The top three most important elements for a good garden are Soil, Water & Sunlight Farmer Ted, our mascot and the original Urban Fish Farmer

Hacienda Okhra Project Building a Community

green house

Hacienda Okhra Project is a concept community created by Georges Lefebvre located in the tropical hills of Mal Pais on the Southern Nicola Peninsula in Costa Rica. A little over a year ago Hacienda Okhra Project started developing natural hydroponic and organic gardens to…

Aquaponics for Profit

aquaponics for profit

Here at Urban Fish Farmer we talk a lot about different ideas and plans to create the perfect home scale aquaponics systems. The question does arise from time to time, “What if you want to go bigger?” even better yet, “What if you want…

How to Save Your own Seeds

Plant Seads

The best way to ensure that your plants are organic is to start out by planting your own seeds. Understand how it works Some plants lend themselves to home germination better than others. Surefire vegetables include basil, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, chives, leeks,…

Dust Factory Vintage – Clothing Recycling 101

dust factory vintage

Did you ever wonder what happens to all of the clothing that you no longer wear? Times that by all the people on the earth and you have a lot of clothing that no one wears anymore. Somewhere around 4 trillion pounds of textiles…

Tilapia Ceviche Recipe

When I was in Costa Rica last month I noticed that some of the nicer restaurants were using Tilapia as their fish protien when they made their ceviche. Ceviche is a dish typical to many Latin American countries with some slight variations on how…

Fiery Tilapia Taco’s

Tilapia Fish Tacos

Yesterday I decided to catch one of our larger tilapias so that I could try out a new recipe. Catching the fish is always an experience, especially when you fillet them. I find it easier to cut the head off of the fish entirely…

Harvest Time Fish Fry

Tilapia Fish

We have been very blessed with our aquaponics system and the continued growth of the fish and the vegetables even through this cooler fall season. One of the first reasons that we set up an aquaponics garden was to help off-set our food costs…

Green Lady Aquaponics Inatallation – Week 2

San Diego Aquaponics

So far the Aquaponic System that we helped install in the showcase window at Green Lady Hydroponics in Ocean Beach San Diego, California is doing just great in it’s second week. Last week we added some goldfish to the system for a couple of…

Give Your Children the Gift of Sustainability

GMO Film Project

Do you know what GMO stands for? If you do not you are like most American’s that have no idea what it stands for either. Neither did the documentary film maker of the GMO Project until his discovery of GMOs through the symbolic act…