Each spring and summer, gardeners and homesteaders plan their gardens with the goal of growing the most vegetables possible.
But few of them consider aquaponics, a growing method that involves fish and allows gardeners to grow far more vegetables than they can grow in the ground – without dirt and mostly without weeds.
Aquaponics is the topic on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio as we talk to off-gridder and blogger Zachary Bauer, who has one of the largest solar-powered aquaponics systems in America.
Bauer says aquaponics doesn’t have to be complicated and that anyone can do it – no matter the size of the homestead or plot of land.
Bauer also tells us:
- What vegetables can (and cannot) be grown through aquaponics.
- Why vegetables grow faster in aquaponics.
- What types of fish work best in an aquaponics system.
- How often the fish from such a system can be harvested.
- What you need to get started.
Bauer gives us the pros and cons of aquaponics, and he tells us how he set his own system up – and how you can, too. Don’t miss this amazing show if you’re an homesteader or off-gridder looking to grow more food!