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Next Aquaponics Class - May 21st or July 9th

posted Feb 7, 2011, 8:42 AM by JD Sawyer   [ updated Apr 8, 2011, 9:57 PM by Tawnya Sawyer ]
Introduction to Aquaponics  
Date: Saturday, May 21 or July 9th
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: The GrowHaus, 4751 York St Denver, CO
Registration: Please RSVP to
Cost: $75
Course Description: This class will provide participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aquaponics in a living classroom environment at The GrowHaus, a non-profit urban farm and marketplace in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. The course will be a combination of classroom lecture and hands on work among three different aquaponics systems. The course covers the major topics listed below...
  • Benefits of Aquaponics
  • System Components
  • System Designs
  • Fish Selection and Health
  • Plant Selection and Health
  • Bacteria and the Nitrification Cycle
  • System Design Ratios
  • System Startup Procedures
  • Ongoing Maintenance Procedures
  • Tips and Tricks
What to Bring: Please dress warmly and bring your own lunch or a potluck dish to share with your fellow students.