Category: Aquaponics

Tilapia and the Omega-3 Debate

Tilapia and the Omega-3 Debate – by Colle and Phyllis Davis What fish has the highest levels of omega-3? Wild Alaskan salmon’s  sockeye salmon wins the prize! If you enjoy fish other than sockeye salmon, consider adding flax and chia seeds to your diet to add Omega-3s into your diet. Alaskan salmon’s (spawning) sockeye salmon …

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Locally Grown Food is Fresher and More Nutritious

Locally Grown Food is Fresher and More Nutritious – by Colle and Phyllis Davis   To be considered a true locavore (one who eats only local food grown in season) requires defining ‘local’ in a way that makes sense to the person chasing the title. The current trend in MARKETING is to define ‘locally grown …

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Urban Deserts in 2017

Urban Deserts in 2017 – by Colle and Phyllis Davis The Food Access Research Atlas – USDA About 23.5 million people live in food deserts in the United States.  2.3 million people (2.2% of all US households) live in low-income, rural areas more than 10 miles from a grocery store. Growing food in city areas: Eliminates the cost …

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New study maps where fish and seafood can be sustainably farmed

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand New study maps where fish and seafood can be sustainably farmed   by David Colgan | August 14, 2017 Ocean aquaculture is already the fastest-growing food sector, but a lot of work remains to reach its vast potential. From sashimi to smoked salmon, ceviche to …

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Baked & Crunchy Tilapia Recipe

Easy Baked & Crunchy Tilapia from Phyllis Davis’ Tilapia Cookbook, Ten Tantalizing Tilapia Recipes to Titillate Your Taste Buds©   This is a super easy and healthy fish dish that is only ‘drizzled’ with olive oil and baked for 17 minutes. What could be easier? You can serve it with a quick cabbage salad and …

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Aquaponics Systems MUST be Self Sustaining to Feed the Hungry

Aquaponics Systems MUST be Self Sustaining to Feed the Hungry – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Please note: The majority of the food grown in Portable Farms® for commercial growing MUST be sold and not given away to those in need dontated so the aquaponics operation becomes self-sustaining and is able to pay for the ongoing costs of …

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Carbon Neutral and Pesticide-Free Food Production

Carbon Neutral and Pesticide-Free Food Production  By Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems is a carbon neutral and pesticide-free food production facility designed to use readily available off-the-shelf equipment and materials to grow healthy green vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers to raise your fish. PFAS LLC’s goal is to provide our customers …

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Steam Powered Aquaponics (UGLY)

UGLY . . . BUT IT IS POSSIBLE: Steam Powered Aquaponics –  By Colle and Phyllis Davis Few people will EVER TRY Steam Powered Aquaponics, but IT IS POSSIBLE! YES, IT’S ALSO UGLY but it is possible.  It is the awareness of the possibility that eventually moves us to make our lives more of what …

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Waist High Gardening for Boomers in Aquaponics

Waist High Gardening for Boomers in Aquaponics Boomers enjoy gardening and aquaponics creates sustainability in their community!  – by Colle and Phyllis Davis   AQUAPONICS TO THE RESCUE. Most Baby Boomers enjoy gardening. Many of us spent time on our grandparents farms during our childhoods and today, there is a major resurgence in back yard gardens …

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Endorsement for Portable Farms® from the Country License Holder in Botswana, Africa

Dear Friends of Portable Farms®: It is with great joy that we offer you this glowing endorsement (below) from Mr. J.T. Mapoka, the License Holder of Portable Farms® in the Country of Botswana Africa, regarding our  Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems’ technology in his country. J.T. Mapoka installed a 10,000 sq. ft. aquaponics system for commercial growing …

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