Home Scale IBC Tote System

It is always fun to set up a new aquaponics system and start providing food for yourself and family. This IBC Tote aquaponics system was set up on a corner of a patio, partially in the shade due to the hot tropical sun. The…

Free How to Build a Tropical Chicken Coop Download

Tropical Chicken Coop Design Chicken Coop Plans The structure of the coop is 4x8x8. It is 4 ft wide by 8ft long and 8ft high at its highest point. The floor of the hen house is three feet off of the ground. There is…

Urban Rooftop Farm Gardens

On a recent trip back to the States to visit friends and family I have become presently surprised about how many people are waking up to the type of food that they are consuming. After visiting some friends in Dallas, we were treated to…

The Ram Pump

Someone introduced me to the Ram Pump the other day and I am completely fascinated with how it works. I can’t wait to try to build a similar unit to pump water through an aquaponics system without any electrical pull. A hydraulic ram, or…

Aquaponics System Trial Run in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Home-scale aquaponics system installation trial run video from Santa Teresa, Costa Rica at Olam Restaurant inside Nautilus Hotel. The system uses water pressure with one pump to operate. It also uses gravity fed grow tubes with a bio filter grow bed and a bell…

Single IBC Tote Unit

Aquaponic System

  The Single IBC Tote System is one of the easiest systems to put together if you have the right tools available. One of the benefits to the system is that it will essentially come with a grow bed and fish tank once you…

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

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,…

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…