Aquaponics

Definition:

Aquaponics is the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating ecosystem utilizing natural bacterial cycles to convert fish wastes to plant nutrients.

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This is an environmentally-friendly, natural food growing method that harnesses the best  attributes of aquaculture and hydroponics without the need to discard any water or filtrate or add chemical fertilizers.

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(Source: Aquaponic Gardening Community –¬†Sylvia Bernstein)

Our main inspiration:

ARTE – Futuremag: “Aquaponik – ein vorbildliches System” (German)

Bigelow Brook Farm – Rob Torcellini (English)

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