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Several months ago, Imagine Aquaponics was contracted to create a 3D plumbing design for a project by Green Phoenix Farms in Texas. Believe it or not, this is a “personal system” for a client of Green Phoenix!
The first two images are screen shots from the 3D CAD file Imagine AP created.
As you can see in the other two images, our friend and colleague Adam Cohen has done a spectacular job implementing it, and it’s been amazing watching it all come to life.
The Aquaponics Institute training at Stillheart Institute and Ouroboros Farms was such a wonderful event. So many good people in attendance.
Molly & I taught the sessions on Vegetative Plants, Fruiting & Flowering Plants, Horticultural Lighting, Fish, & Integrated Pest Management.
Murray Hallam taught AP Basics, Water Chemistry, & presented on his new commercial system design.
Aleece Landis gave hands on demonstrations onsite at Ouroboros Farms on Plumbing and Small System Design.
Ken Armstrong presented on the Financial Feasibility of Commercial Aquaponics.
Jessica Patton and Rachael Van Liefde gave a presentation on how they deal with their vegetable crops from start to harvest to prepping for sale.
Kenji Snow presented on proper composting methods and use of compost tea.
Mike Cosmo presented on his history with the Alchemy Institute, one of the early pioneers of modern aquaponics.
Pedro Casas presented on his amazing aquaponics farm in Puerto Rico.
As a bonus, there were additional presentations from professionals in the hydroponic & organics industry during the evening hours.
Among the students enrolled were current AP professionals Jon Parr (Viridis Aquaponics/Fishnet Aquaponics), Adam Cohen (Green Phoenix Farms), and Steven Looi (Upstream Aquaponics).
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