Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (cultivating plants in water). One environment for both fish and produce. It is a completely natural and healthy way to raise food without the use of pesticides, fertilizers or other chemicals.
Recirculating and self-sustaining, Aquaponic systems use a fraction of the water than that of traditional farming or gardening methods. Aquaponics is the wave of the future and will revolutionize the agricultural industry!
Bright Future Farms is partnering with PTCC’s Continuing Education and Customized Training Department and will be offering introductory classes on Aquaponics .
The course will consist of 3 sessions ; 2 classroom and 1 greenhouse tour. Aquaponics is a great addition to the classroom, providing hands-on experience in STEM education, as well as agriculture.
Registration is now open for the Fall Session:
Course Dates: Sep 10/Sep 17/Sep 18:
Sept 10/Sep 17 will be held at the Pine Innovation Center 6:30pm-8:30pm on the Pine Technical & Community College Campus. Sep 18, will be held at Bright Future Farms, LLC.
For more information on this class or to register, contact Di Anna Abrahamsen at 320.629.5176 or email her at: Dianna.Abrahamsen@pine.edu