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    Vertical Aquaponics

    April 9, 2015

      You can turn a small yard, a corner in a community garden or an unused space in your home into a thriving vertical farm for vegetables and fish. A household-sized vertical aquaponic system can fit into a 3ft by 5ft (1m x 2m) area and feed a family year-round. More food, less water A […]

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    Fort McMurray greenhouse to turn garbage into veggies

    March 17, 2015

    The name Fort McMurray often conjures up grim images of oilsands mines, upgraders and tailing ponds. Now, the local government is trying to turn over a new leaf – or at least grow some new leaves. The community plans to use garbage from its landfill to grow vegetables. Already, during the test phase, they have grown lettuce and herbs […]

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    Aquaponics: A blast of green in midwinter

    February 27, 2015

    Update: This article has been updated with a note at the end of the article noting that tilapia fish are illegal to grow in Alaska.   In midwinter when Homer seems gray and gloomy, the prospect of fresh vegetables at the Homer Farmers Market can’t come soon enough. Two growers experimenting with aquaponics, the merger […]

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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 […]