We’re Talking Natural Aquaponics on the Permaculture Podcast

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Eddy had the pleasure of being interviewed about Natural Aquaponics (Nature-Based Aquaponics) on The Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann! Scott Mann has built relationships and facilitated conversations with the world’s leading permaculture practitioners, authors, and scientists from all backgrounds and areas of expertise, such as David Holmgren, Tao Orion, Eric Toensmeier, Karryn Olsen-Ramanujan, Jack Spirko, and Rachel Kaplan, to name …

Join us at our April Farm to Table Dinner this Wednesday

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Bull’s blood beets, albino beets, dinosaur and lacinato kale, broccoli, kohlrabi, thyme, lemongrass, sugar cane, brussel sprouts, swiss chard, oregano, holy basil, red lettuce, winter squash, edible flowers… All along with grass-fed and -finished beef from our neighbor who pastured the cow on his 200-acre fruit orchard. Come join us for an example of sustainability. Eat food that has been …

Common Mistakes When Setting Up a Composting System (& what to do instead)

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There may be a whole slew of questions swirling around your head concerning composting. “How much time will it take me to build living soil?” “How much living soil can I make in my backyard?” “But what if I have hard dirt that’s been abused?” (We know you’ve been thinking about this! The emails are pouring in!) When we tell …

Do You Know What’s in your Store-Bought Fertilizer?

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Question for you: There are a ton of benefits to making your own compost rather than going to a garden store and buying fertilizer. A major benefit is that you can turn waste into fertilizer to build living soil. You can grow incredible veggies utilizing what would normally be waste for you! Like green waste from your yard, leftover scraps …

6 Reasons Why You Need to be Composting Strategically (Supercharged Soil is Here)

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We are so excited to finally introduce our new online course on composting and building soil: In the past 10 months, we’ve built 4 inches of topsoil – from composting alone. Lately, we’ve shown our friends and students how to do what we do with tons of success (we’re talking building soil on top of decomposed granite, in parking lots, …

We want to invest in you investing in the planet (FREE MORINGA SEEDS FOR YOU)

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We want to invest into you investing into the planet’s future by giving you seeds to plant trees (a very specific tree). We are going to give away moringa seeds for anybody who wants to plant a moringa tree. Moringa oleifera is an incredible tree that is nutrient dense beyond belief! if you’re not gonna eat it (you should), you …

GIVEAWAY! Ready to Upgrade Your Garden this Spring? [Giveaway has ended]

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As the chill of winter sets in, if you’re like us, you’re already planning your garden for spring. Dreaming of what plants to grow, looking up new tactics… Well we’ve put together a very special bundle to upgrade your garden to grow more nutrient dense food, build soil, and become more self-sufficient. Here’s how to enter… (It’s very simple) Visit …

Learn about Nature-Based Aquaponics in this Free Webinar!

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Over the years we’ve talked to a range of people of varying experience levels in terms of growing organic food, building soil, and being self-sufficient. For those who are deeply interested in getting into regenerative agriculture and aquaponics there tends to be 2 excuses that hold people back from taking action: …not only do I not have the space to …

Let’s trust organic matter nourishing plants, instead of an organic certification.

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If an “organic” farm doesn’t have a composting system, it’s a clear indication that they’re probably not using compost in their program, or building their soil through living organic material. Composting is to incorporate organic matter into the soil and to have an abundance of beneficial microbes, fungi, and symbiotic creatures. It is a true form of organic fertilizer – …

[Event Announcement] Basics of Living Aquaponics / July 23, 2016

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We’re teaching an intro to living earth aquaponics course this Saturday 1-3pm at a property in Fallbrook where we’ve set up a living swimming pool / aquaponics system. We have a few smaller aquaponics systems made from all recycled materials set up for demonstration, as well. Now’s the time to get hands-on education on how to grow more food with …