Students receive grant for aquaponics system! It’s always nice to see private and public funds being channelled to youth with an interest in green and sustainable technologies. Read about a group of Arizona students granted $2500 to fund their project.
There are few things so pleasurable than enjoying a corner-of-the-mouth-destroying freezie during the summer. But those things are basically just sugar, flavour, and colour. Check out this article at Kids Activities Blog for some great recipes producing healthy and low/no sugar frozen treats!
This is, by far, one of the coolest innovations I have ever seen. Cedar Anderson and his father came up with an ingenious method for extracting fresh honey straight from the comb with minimal impact to the bees. The Indigogo campaign was an amazing success and they will begin making their units available for sale soon. Check out their website at honeyflow.com and sign up for alerts.
It is amazing how much innovation and out-of-the-box thinking is happening around aquaponics. From small apartment-sized setups to gigantic production facilities, people are constantly coming up with new ways to expand the field. Check out this article from Web Urbanist which showcases a Japanese firm and how it pushes the limits of aquaponics.
I was brought up to believe that dandelions are weeds and to be eradicated. They mess up the look of the boring, unnatural, monocrop we call lawns. We want our lawns to be unnaturally green, lush, and dense. We can’t have pretty yellow flowers dotting the landscape!
This is a great article from eatlocalgrown.com showing some love for the wrongfully accused.
Most people are gearing up their gardens and only thinking about spring. But summer is not that far off. With summer, come the ticks. We found a great article at ehow.com full of great ideas for putting ticks in their place!
For a while now, we have been trying to lead a healthier lifestyle based on a healthier diet. At first, we made the same assumption. Eating healthy is expensive. After research and trips to various stores, we discovered that we could fill our cart with healthier options with less or no chemicals, organic, holistic nutrition for about the same money. Sometimes it was even cheaper. This article is a great resource for those thinking they can’t afford to choose the healthier options.
We are seeing it more and more, young people being introduced to Aquaponics and sustainability. With a strong foundation in the basics, their young minds can come up with amazing innovations. It’s great to see schools like this one in Sudbury, taking it to the classroom.
Sage Garden Greenhouses in Winnipeg, Manitoba has some ideas on that.
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