Update, training Postponed till December
Saturday, December 7, 2013 9:00 AM to Sunday, December 8, 2013, 4:00 PM
3586 Aloma Avenue
Winter Park, FL
This is a good basic class to get you started in aquaponics.
Training Course – Workshop: Duration: 2 days
Aquaponics is the joint cultivation of fish and plants in a man made re-circulating ecosystem that allows sustainable natural food growing without the use of harmful pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Our goal in these workshops is to empower you to grow your own food naturally, right in your own garden.
Workshop Course Content
Basics: Day 1
Classroom Session & Hands-on Field Session:
Session 1: Workshop Introduction, What is Aquaponics, why do it, the Nitrogen Cycle and how does it work.
Session 2: Basic System Types Layout/Design/Filtration with Plumbing and siphon demonstration.
Session 3: System Tour Phase 1, Assemble a “Table Top” Aquaponics system, water testing, basic plants and fish.
Wrap up of Day 1 of the Workshop – Questions & Answers.
Application: Day 2
Classroom Session & Hand-on Field Session:
Session 3: Recap of Day 1, Seed starting methods, Incorporating Aquaponics growing methods – Raft, NFT, Media-filled Systems, Verticals, Recirculating Wicking Beds – advantages / disadvantages, if any.
Session 4: What and how much do you want to grow / Introduction to Environmental Control and Greenhouses
Session 5: Assemble a larger system and demonstrate how to incorporate the different Aquaponics growing methods to maximize growth. Explain the workings of the “Zero Lot” hybrid Aquaponics system.
What’s your next plan of action? Feed Hunger Now.
Wrap up of Workshop – Summary of what was covered during the Workshop