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Posts tagged hydroponics

August 6, 2015


okra and tomatoes

Panzanella Salad, Okra, Urban Farms And The Feel Of A City

Jennifer Cockrall-King researches urban farms around the world. Nikki Wooten works at a farm in the city. Then, Daniel Orr makes salads with old bread and okra.

May 9, 2014


tilapia swimming in fish tank

Aquaponics Brings Produce And Fish Under One Roof

Starting an aquaponics operation requires a large investment in equipment – fish tanks, greenhouses, climate-control equipment and the like.

February 21, 2014


heads of lettuce for sale at farmers market

Meet A Farmer: Deb McKee Kelly, Good Life Farms

Deb McKee Kelly's table at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is stocked with lettuce, arugula and basil she grows on her hydroponics farm.

May 18, 2013


sunrise over the farmeres market

Marcia Veldman, Rebuiling The Foodshed, Hydroponics

What does it take to run a successful farmers market? Coordinator of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market Marcia Veldman gives tips in this week's podcast.

May 17, 2013


hydroponic basil

Eden Farms: Growing Basil Year Round With Hydroponics

Join us for a tour of one-of-a-kind Eden Farms and learn about their hydroponic farming that grows basil, arugula, and watercress year-round.

March 17, 2013

Drink Up 

pint of Guinness, shot of Irish whiskey and Irish cream

Keep It Simple For St. Patrick’s Day

When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, Brad Dunn suggests going with the traditional pint of Guinness and shot of Irish whiskey. And, local greens on the menu!

October 13, 2012

Wet Is Wonderful 

rain gutters

Rain Rain Come Again: Hydroponics, Tilapia, Rain Barrels

So long, drought! We're celebrating wet fall weather with stories about hydroponics and rain barrels. In the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr cooks tilapia and squash.

October 11, 2012

Alt Farming 


Drought And Heat? Some Farmers Try Hydroponics

Hydroponics involves growing plants without dirt. Plants receive nutrients from water solutions that drip directly into the root system.

April 1, 2011

Sustainable Agriculture 

sharlene fish

Composting, Permaculture, Sustainable Home Gardening Methods

Composting, hydroponics, aquaponics, permaculture - you wanted more about sustainable agriculture, and we've got it for you on this special episode!

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