Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn

 
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn has received 13 donations
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    New Youth Interns on the Bed-Stuy Farm
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Director of Programs
    It's December at the Bed-Stuy Farm and our extended season growing is coming to an end. We are harvesting the last of our tomatoes and peppers while planning for next years growing season. We have 4 new youth farmers this winter and have jumped right into the work of cleaning the hydroponic system. We are taking advantage...
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    Summer 2012 on the Bed-Stuy Farm
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Co-Founder
    This Summer at the Bed-Stuy Farm was full of life and youthful energy. It was our first summer with our new greenhouse and hydroponics system. We added many potted pepper plants, tomatoes, and eggplants to feed our community through the food pantry and community farmers market. Our farm interns Marcquis, Erica, Kenny and...
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    Farm interns maintain the food growth system
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Director of Programs
    This Spring, nine of our farm interns learn how to maintain our hydroponic food system in an April workshop taught by MPS Consulting. Our farm interns cleaned and sanitized the grow bed and styrofoam rafts making room for our new seedlings to be planted in the hydroponic system. The interns learned how to take apart...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn has received 15 donations
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    The winter greens are here
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Director of Programs
    Hi Everyone We have been busy, busy, busy with our greenhouse and aquaponic growing project. The first bed is up and we are happy to see some baby bok choy and deer tongue lettuce emerging. We are still in the process of adding the fish tank to the large bed but that has not stopped the greens from growing. We are now...
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    Second Greenhouse Almost Completed
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Co-Founder
    Hi Everyone Our second greenhouse for our large aquaponics system is almost complete. We have been working hard and discovered many unexpected twists and turns during the construction process. We are still in need of purchasing and equipment for the project including growing beds,seeds and tanks for the fish house. We also...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    Work on our Aquaponics Center Begins
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Director of Programs
    Great news fans of Aquaponic farming. We begin phase one of construction on our youth educational aquaponics training center on July 22 - July 23 2011. Mr. Will Allen and the Growing Power staff will be onsite at the Brooklyn Rescue Mission in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn leading workshops and helping community...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn has received 85 donations
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    Work on our Aquaponics Project begins this Spring.
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Program Director
    Spring is here and the growing season is just around the corner. On Tuesday March 29, 2011 we met with aquaponics expert Martin Schreibman to review the plans for how to flow the water from our fish house to greenhouse that will house the hydroponic farm. How exciting a time this was for our youth interns who had the...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    Local Aquaponics Expert Joins Our Project
    By - DeVanie Jackson - Co-Founder
    MPS Consulting Associates joins Robert and DeVanie Jackson at the Brooklyn Rescue Mission / Bed-Stuy farm to begin planning the early stages of our Brooklyn Aquaponics Center in Central Brooklyn. We toured the grounds with Martin P. Schreibman, Ph.D. Brooklyn College Professor Emeritus an expert in urban aquaculture and...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn posted a progress report
    Postcard from a field visit
    By - Felipe Cabezas - GlobalGiving Staff Member
    During a recent trip to New York City, Felipe from GlobalGiving stopped by Brooklyn Rescue Mission for a quick visit. Here is his postcard from the field: Brooklyn Rescue Mission's goal is to help Bedford-Stuyvesant residents live healthier lives through healthy eating and exercise. I toured through their urban...
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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