If you had the chance to hear Will Allen speak in Exeter earlier this month, you may already be familiar with aquaponics — the innovative method of growing crops and fish together in a re-circulating system. The Urban Farm Fermentory in Portland is now offering the opportunity to learn more about this system of cultivation with their class, “Introduction to Aquaponics,” on Tuesday, November 22nd. If interested, sign up soon as space is limited!
Introduction to Aquaponics
Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson Street, Portland, ME
Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 6 p.m.
Price: $20. per person
Come learn about “growing food with fish poo”! UFF Aquaponics expert, Tyler Gaudet, will lead an introduction to Aquaponics class. Topics will include:
– Understanding Hydroponic growing systems
– Plant selection
– Fish selection
– Containers and Tanks
– Growing mediums
– Info on building your own system
and … much more!
For more information: www.urbanfarmfermentory.com