Category Archive: home-grown food

The Real Cost of INDOOR Aquaponics is LESS

The Real Cost of INDOOR Aquaponics  – by Colle and Phyllis Davis This article carefully explains indoor growing with aquaponics so you can successfully convert your basement, garage, workshop, spare room, etc. that is currently sitting idle to grow some food and have some fun! This article is not about commercial aquaponics, it is only …

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TILAPIA is the Fish for Aquaponics

TILAPIA is the Fish for Aquaponics -by Colle and Phyllis Davis Tilapia is the fish we recommend for aquaponics. They prefer a water temperature in the low 80° F, the water can be fresh water, brackish water or even salty water, and they do just fine. They will thrive in water that can be dirty …

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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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JUICING with Foods from Portable Farms®

JUICING with Foods from Portable Farms® – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Nutritionists report that juicing is not a substitute for including fresh fruits and vegetables unless you put the ‘pulp’ back into the juice. After juicing, we feed our leftover pulp to the wildlife on our property (birds, squirrels, dozens of rabbits, and sadly, …

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Secure Seed Vault?

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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NO! Aquaponics Food DOES NOT ‘Taste Fishy!’

NO! Aquaponics Food DOES NOT ‘Taste Fishy!’ – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Each time we are asked, “Does aquaponic’s food ‘tastes fishy?’” we are tempted to say, “Do the vegetables you buy at the supermarket, or at the farmers market taste like cow manure?” Here’s how Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems utilize fish waste to …

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It’s the Fish, Not the Fish Oil – Omega 3

It’s the Fish, Not the Fish Oil – by Colle and Phyllis Davis What does omega-3 do for you? As it turns out, not very much. As a matter of fact it is not the omega 3 that is the health factor that it has been touted, it is eating more fish that achieved the …

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You Can Feed Your Family Healthy Food Forever OR Buy a Used Car

Feed Your Family Healthy Food Forever OR Buy a Used Car  – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Create Food Security and Food Safety for Your Family! Which is a better investment? Providing your family with fresh, healthy food that will last FOREVER . . Or, buying a used car?      Do you want to …

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