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Urban Farming

We’re on a mission to grow our own food and medicine. Here’s some of our urban farming R&D and experiences along the way.

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Urban Farming: DIY Aeroponics

Here’s a collection of our preliminary research on integrating aeroponics into our balcony aquaponics recirculating system. If you are curious to try aeroponics …

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DIY Aquaponics: Avoid Metal Parts

Two weeks ago, we noticed that Oscar (tilapia/organic fertilizer producer) started breathing laboriously, almost like he was gasping for air. We learned this …

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DIY Aquaponics: Water Temp

It hailed in San Diego last week; Oscar our tilapia was NOT a happy camper in his below 65 degrees (Fahrenheit) tank …

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DIY Aquaponics: Windy Balcony

Our system is starting to take shape! We are now creating vertical planters to add to our aquaponic system using recycled glass …