John from visits Austin Aquaponics to share with you how they are growing using aquaponics system on a commercial scale with and without fish.
You will discover the different areas of the farm and how different bioponic systems are being used to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables. You will discover the role the fish plays in an aquaponic system, as well as some of the organic and natural supplements that are being used to supercharge this world class aquaponics system to grow the best tasting, nutrient dense food for the Austin, Texas community.
In this tour style episode, John you will see the fish tanks, the gravel beds, the raft beds, the fishless aquaponic beds as well as see the stores of organic amendments that are being used to grow top quality food. You will also see the area of the farm used for classes to teach locals as well as some sample aquaponics systems that any homeowner can set up at their home to grow food with or without the fish.
Finally, John will sit down with Rob Nash, the aquaponics farmer, and live-strong aquapon who will share his ideas about the future of farming and its NOT aquaponics! Rob will also admit that growing in soil is easier than growing in aquaponics and the secret nutrients that are required to grow top quality aquaponics food for you, your family and your community.
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