Category: Aquaponics

What Makes Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems Different?

What Makes Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems Different?  – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Aquaponics can be traced back over 4,700 years to an area located in present-day China. The technology has been in use for a very long time. The older systems were referred to as pass-through or as one time water-use systems. This means the …

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Zucchini Grow WELL in Portable Farms

Zucchini! OH YUM. You can cook almost anything with zucchini and they are EASY to grow year round in a Portable Farms Aquaponics System! Generally, zucchini are grown during the summer (May to August in the Northern Hemisphere). Zucchini is a small summer squash (a vegetable) that looks like a cucumber but has yellow flesh inside …

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Deep Fried Beer Batter Tilapia Recipe

Deep Fried Beer Batter Tilapia Recipe from Phyllis Davis’ Cookbook, 10 Tantalizing Tilapia Recipes to Titillate Your Tastebuds© Ingredients: 8 to 10 Tilapia Fillets (4 to 6 ounces each) cut into 2 inch strips 8 Tablespoons of lemon or lime juice (freshly squeezed juice works better than concentrate) ½  Cup chopped parsley 6 Tablespoons olive oil …

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Secure Seed Vault?

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Secure Seed Vault – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Have you ever considered putting vegetable seeds in a tin can or air-tight pouch ‘just in case’ you need to grow your own food? There is a hot  new trend sweeping the world for saving seeds that are non-GMO, heirloom and organic. It’s a good idea to …

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Trending: Eating Locally Grown Food

Trending: Eating Locally Grown Food – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Sales from locally grown foods have increased 20% PER YEAR over the past ten years with output reaching nearly $11 billion nationwide in the US. There is a growing movement across the world to secure and eat organic or at least locally grown foods …

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Pesticide & GMO Free Food is Rare and Precious

Pesticide & GMO Free Food is Rare and Precious – by Colle and Phyllis Davis PLEASE NOTE: GMO seeds are commonly used in field crops like corn and wheat but will KILL broad leaf vegetables like tomatoes and lettuces. There are many misconceptions about GMO seeds used in planting typical vegetable gardens and Portable Farms® …

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Fossil Water – No Water Means No Life

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Fossil Water – No Water Means No Life -by Colle and Phyllis Davis Fossil water like fossil fuel is a non-renewable resource. It is not as rare as  the ‘rare earth metals’ but once we use it up, it’s gone forever and for those who depend on this water supply (that’s all of us to …

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Investors Who Become AquaponicsFarmers

Investors Who Become Farmers – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Farming is a relatively recent profession. Yes, some form of farming has been around for around 15,000 years (early farming was called protofarming) and then our ancestors learned to plant, nurture and harvest fresh food and as well as care for animals as the step …

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Owning Your Own Personal Wetlands

Owning Your Own Personal Wetlands – by Colle and Phyllis Davis The most productive land on Earth is actually wet land, also known as ‘the wetlands.’ What are wetlands? Wetlands offer ecosystem benefits and it is said they are considered the kidneys of the earth because they filter and store water so efficiently in addition …

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Processing Fish – From Tank to Table

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Processing Fish – From Tank to Table – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Aquaponics is an up-close and personal experience with the cycle of life – from seed to salad and from fish fry to fried fish. With aquaponics, there is no escaping the hard facts of growing and eating what you kill. However, in …

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