Tag : organic

THE LOST WAYS Third Edition This book is dedicated to all the pioneers who overcame the toughest times and built one of the greatest nations of all. 3 Special thanks to all the authors for making this book possible: S. Patrick Susan Morrow Erik Bainbridge M. Taylor Theresa Anne DeMario Lex Rooker S. Walter Shannon ..

Read more

Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution — An Interview with Bill Mollison By Scott London Bill Mollison calls himself a field biologist and itinerant teacher. But it would be more accurate to describe him as an instigator. When he published Permaculture One in 1978, he launched an international land-use movement many regard as subversive, even revolutionary. Permaculture — from permanent and agriculture — ..

Read more

A Practical Handbook for Growers source; http://www.ksuaquaculture.org/PDFs/aquaponics_handbook_2021_final_022421.pdf AQUAPONICS Production Manual KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSIT Y JANELLE HAGER LEIGH ANNE BRIGHT JOSH DUSCI JAMES TIDWELL • • • Janelle Hager Research and Extension Associate Aquaponics Kentucky State University janelle.hager@kysu.edu Leigh Anne Bright Senior Research Associate and Assistant Graduate Coordinator Kentucky State University leighanne.bright@kysu.edu Josh Dusci Graduate Research ..

Read more

iAVs Sandponics Is a symbiotic polyculture – it’s the integration of horticulture and aquaculture. Produces food using the metabolic wastes of fish. Produces more food for less water. Produces clean fresh organic food – anywhere. Produces a wide variety of food crops – in any season. Allows food production without harm to the planet. Infinitely ..

Read more

Operate If you’ve reached this point, please accept our heartiest congratulations. You just became a sandgardener…with skin in the game. If you’re following our lead, your new system has been running for a couple of days. One of the core goals of the iAVs irrigation regime is to remove not less than 25% of the fish ..

Read more

Plants In the previous section, we said… “If you’ve never kept fish before, you may be faintly hesitant at the prospect. Relax!    When you operate an authentic iAVs, you are engaging in freshwater aquaculture in its simplest and most cost-effective way. Freshwater aquaculture has been the subject of many doctorates…and its experts have published many ..

Read more

Set Up NOTE:  This is probably the most important section in this course.  Sand is the most cost-effective filtration media anywhere! And therein lies a problem. You see, if you pour water containing organic matter onto sand, the organics will be trapped on the surface where they will eventually build up to the point where the ..

Read more

 Design Every iAVs is identical to another in terms of its basic component parts and operating method – from a square metre to a million square metres. We’ve provided three system designs – each of them authentic iAVs – with the only difference being their size. It all comes down to your needs, preferences and ..

Read more

Water Water that is suitable for sandgardening is free of chemicals and pollutants.  It’s potable – which means that it’s fit for human consumption and, – by extension – fit for growing food. Water sources include: Rainwater Mains – the municipal supply Rivers and lakes Wells and ponds There’s everything to like about rainwater. It’s free – and it’s the ..

Read more

Sand No Sand – No Civilisation Sand is a benign substance that resides in the back of our minds. For most of us, it holds no more day-to-day interest than the rocks and roads – and the other physical aspects of our environment. We know that it exists but it hardly warrants a thought. But, ..

Read more