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Aquaponics

  • Rhythmix Cultural Works 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda, CA, 94501 United States (map)

Aquaponics
with Ori Paz of SchoolGrown
presented by Alameda Backyard Growers
Monday, June 8, 6:30-7:30PM, and the second Monday of each month
Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda
Free
http://alamedabackyardgrowers.org/aquaponics
http://alamedabackyardgrowers.org/events/monthly-meetings
http://rhythmix.org

How to Grow Fish and Food Plants Together in an Efficient and Productive System

Join us to learn about aquaponics, a method of sustainable food production gaining popularity for its water efficiency, growing power and small footprint.  Aquaponics is a way to grow fish and food plants together symbiotically, combining aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (growing plants without soil in a solution of nutrients and water) in a recirculating system.  The systems are highly water efficient, utilizing 1/10th the water, with up to 2x the growth rate, in a fraction of the space of traditional farming.

Ori Paz grew up in Alameda and received a BS in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara. He is presently a substitute teacher in Alameda, and volunteers with SchoolGrown, a Half Moon Bay nonprofit promoting sustainable agriculture and savvy water use. He is a passionate proponent of aquaponics.

Earlier Event: June 8
Weekly Kuan Yin Devotional
Later Event: June 8
Runic Healing