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Introduction to Aquaponics

Ever heard about Aquaponics and wondered what it’s all about? You can buy aquaponic lettuce at our local Whole Foods Market, though I doubt many customers know the difference. I got my first taste of aquaponics back in 2011, and wanted to share this introduction with you in case you’re the type of person who really wants to grow your own vegetables but have limited to no available soil for planting.

If that describes your situation, then this is for you! However, if you don’t want to read an¬†article but really want to learn more about aquaculture, scroll down to the bottom and watch the TEDx Talk by Charlie Price on how to get more out of less with aquaponics.

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Why I’m Building Another Goat Tunnel And The Story You Missed

The story you haven’t heard since the last post about goat tunnels is that despite four wheels Version 1.0 wasn’t very mobile. And not knowing any better, I dragged it 50 yards through five foot tall vegetation.

A month later I couldn’t get out of bed without falling. I had severely strained multiple core muscles and couldn’t even lift my baby boy without searing pain.

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We Bought a Zoo! Or a Pod. And a Deck

Only slightly less exciting than joining Matt Damon in a California zoo adventure is building a pod on the hill behind our house. Yes, friends, though our house may be tiny, our office space is now mighty. And rather than fight for peace and quiet in our tiny house, we built a pod. And eventually a deck. And BOOM! We’re business professionals once more.

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Today We Had the Spring Water Tested

How do you know whether your spring water is safe to drink?

Before we put an offer on this property years back, we gathered water samples inside from each faucet and sent them off to be tested. It was a deciding factor in whether or not we’d consider buying.

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As Our Time With Dairy Goats Ends, Their Story’s Just Beginning

We were waiting for our new babysitter to arrive for a trial day. I went out front to fix the sign that had fallen down where the links connect. The goats came meandering around the deck toward me to see what I was getting into.

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