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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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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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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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BUZZ Pollination with an Electric Toothbrush!

Buzz Pollination with an Electric Toothbrush? WOW! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Buzz pollination works extremely well for blossoms for indoor growing. After all, there are no bees, bugs or insects inside a greenhouse (hopefully) to aid in pollination. 02And it’s also important to install small fans to move the air to help move …

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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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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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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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Do Russians Have More Food Freedom and Independence than Americans?

Russia’s small-scale organic agriculture model may hold the key to feeding the world Saturday, September 29, 2012 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer (NaturalNews) Imagine living in a country where having the freedom to cultivate your own land, tax-free and without government interference, is not only common but also encouraged for the purpose of promoting individual …

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Bell Peppers Grow WELL in Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

Bell Peppers Grow WELL in Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems by Colle and Phyllis Davis Bell peppers (green, red, yellow or orange) are a popular crop grown in Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems. They produce large, very flavorful and CRISP bell peppers that can be grown year round. Pepper plants are easily trellised or stalked for vertical …

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