aquaponics http://iowapublicradio.org en Fish Farm http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fish-farm <p>One of Iowa's only Aquaponics facilities is marketing locally grown, chemical free vegetables and fish raised in a sustainable manner and available year round. All Seasons Harvest is located just north of Cedar Falls and grows lettuce, kale, herbs and Tilapia&nbsp;fish in a six thousand square foot greenhouse.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:56:57 +0000 Pat Blank 39304 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fish Farm Horticulture Day: Fresh Fish and Veggies http://iowapublicradio.org/post/horticulture-day-fresh-fish-and-veggies <p>Fish and fresh veggies make an appealing paring for dinner, but they can also be a great duo in the greenhouse.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe discusses <a href="http://www.backyardaquaponics.com/Travis/aquaponic.pdf">aquaponics</a>, which is the growing of crops with nutrient rich waste water from fish farming.&nbsp; Iowa State University Extension fisheries specialist <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/author/allen-pattillo">Allen Pattillo</a> and horticulturist <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/author/richard-jauron">Richard Jauron</a> join the program.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 17:45:53 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 21325 at http://iowapublicradio.org Horticulture Day: Fresh Fish and Veggies