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Giving the Gift of Aquaponics

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December 02, 2014

Wouldn’t it be fun to involve your grandchild, your parent, or your child’s teacher in this life-giving obsession we call aquaponics?  Sharing something you are passionate about with those you love (or in the case of the teacher those who … Continue reading

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It’s been five years!

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November 11, 2014

Five years ago today, I was sitting in our attorney’s office signing the documents that created the entity “The Aquaponic Source, Inc.” The idea was to create a company that served the aquaponic gardening community by sourcing and / or … Continue reading


Buyer Beware of the AquaShysters

October 28, 2014

Last Friday, Alan took a call from a woman who needed help salvaging the aquaponic system that she had hired someone to build for her.  Her media grow beds leaked at the point where her siphons were installed, her siphon … Continue reading

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Grow Lab Update – Growing in Fabric Bags

October 06, 2014

If you’ve visited our grow lab anytime since last spring, you would have noticed that we have been doing a lot of experimenting with growing in fabric bags.  Our hypothesis was that they would be great for the following purposes: … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Fest 2014 – Post Fest Thoughts

August 24, 2014

After five months of planning, the first annual Aquaponics Fest weekend has now come and gone.  And what a weekend it was!  Over 250 aquaponics enthusiasts from all around the country, and from as far away as Japan, came together … Continue reading


Aquaponics Grow Lab Update – Dual Root Zone

July 30, 2014

One of the experiments that we’ve been running lately was inspired by my friend, Vlad Jovanovich. I met Vlad through the Aquaponic Gardening Community site a few years ago, when he was still living in his home country of Serbia. … Continue reading

Aquaponics Fest 2014

Aquaponics Fest 2014

June 02, 2014

The Concept Aquaponics Fest 2014 on August 9 & 10 in Longmont, CO will be a fun, “grass roots” gathering for aquaponic gardeners, designed so that we can met each other, learn together, and share ideas.  While there are other Aquaponics … Continue reading

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Abundant Harvest Aquaponics and Brent

May 19, 2014

One of my greatest joys as a business owner is providing employment to wonderful people who truly love their jobs.  One of those employees is Brent Evans, who moved from Pennsylvania to Colorado a year ago with his wife, Beth, … Continue reading

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Selling Aquaponics to Women

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May 05, 2014

Are all you men out there listening? Let’s face it.  The typical aquaponics / hydroponics gardener is just like you.  My customer base is 75% male.  Why is that, especially given that gender is split evenly in outdoor, soil based … Continue reading