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    ILLEGAL LETTUCE: Kansas couple illegally raided by heavily-armed government agents for purchasing hydroponic garden equipment

    October 28, 2013

    (NaturalNews) An aggressive war on drugs initiative in America’s heartland recently crossed the legal threshold in a major way, prompting one Kansas couple to fight back against this unprovoked tyranny with a lawsuit. Adlynn and Robert Harte of Leawood, Kansas, two former CIA agents, recently had their home raided and their children terrorized by heavily-armed […]

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    Aquaponics providing tasty bounty at college

    October 25, 2013

    NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE – It is an edible ecosystem that feeds itself. At one end inside Niagara College’s greenhouse are 17 wiggling tilapia in a tank. Above them, their biologically beneficial waste water is pumped into a gravity-fed system. And on several levels below, a crunchy bounty that feeds off the oxygenated, nutriant liquid. You see Tumbling Tom tomatoes, […]

  • Moving aquaponics forward

    October 23, 2013

    Lethbridge College is helping to develop aquaponics as a way to grow produce.   Aquaponics is a different way of farming.  The plants it produces grow out of water instead of soil.  The nutrients they need are derived from fish waste, not fertilizer. The College has created a new position to help its aquaponics program.  It’s […]

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    Farming fish and veggies in the city: Hamilton pair launches aquaponics farm

    October 22, 2013

    In a Stoney Creek neighbourhood among the auto shops and packaging plants is an unconventional farm raising little fish and baby lettuce plants. Behind a glass door beaded with condensation, the new business is taking a sustainable approach to farming fish and growing produce. Tim Alford, along with high school friend Al Mastroianni, operate A&M […]