Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature
Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature Learn about aquaponics systems for schools, communities and businesses at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature

Course Agenda

10:00
Arrive and welcome

Enjoy a tea or coffee before starting your day

10:05
An overview of aquaponics

Learn what aquaponics is, its history, benefits and applications (smallholdings, schools, communities, overseas)

11:05
Systems and components

Look at the different system types, components and scale

12:05
System Tour

Get to know the Humble by Nature system with a tour of the greenhouse

12:30
Lunch

Enjoy a delicious farm lunch

13:30
Fish in aquaponics

You'll learn which species of fish are suitable

You'll also cover husbandry and welfare, feeding and sourcing

14:30
Plants in aquaponics

Learn how to select plants, plant care and planting

Understand integrated pest management

15:15
Water quality

Learn about the critical water quality parameters and how to monitor and control them

16:15
Q&A

A chance to ask any more questions about the course or your own project

16:30
Course closes

Enjoy a cup of tea and slice of cake

Aquaponics: One-day Introduction

Date
Spaces
Cost
 
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
Last few
£105.00

This one-day beginner's course will give you a good basic understanding of aquaponics. It is taught by aquaponics experts Aquaponics UK, who designed the aquaponics solar greenhouse on the Humble by Nature farm.

You will learn about the key principles of aquaponic farming and the essentials you need to get growing healthy food sustainably, for your home, school or community.

Classroom time will include practical hands-on sessions. You will also spend time in the aquaponics solar greenhouse: learning how we have set up our system and why.

Aquaponics UK are running a series of courses on our aquaponics system: for complete beginners to those wishing to set up and run their own systems.

What to bring and other essential info

This one-day course will run from 10am to 4pm.

Reviews & Tweets about this course

Fantastic day, inspirational surroundings for an introduction to Aquaponics. Very informative and wonderful food.

Jess & Alistair
 

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