We want to share our passion with aquaponics because we believe that it is a wonderful way to provide natural food and will be part of the future of modern cities.
At this discovery workshop, you will learn the essentials of aquaponics to produce plants, vegetables and fresh fish.
You will learn how to make your own aquaponics system at home, how to take care of it, what fish and plants to choose, etc. and you will discover an original way to please your taste buds.
Workshop duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Localitation: Valldaura Self-sufficient labs, Barcelona
Capacity: 15 people
This workshop is aimed at all people who wish to learn innovative aquaponics techniques, to create their own aquaponic garden at home and aspire to food self-sufficiency.
Next workshop: Saturday, May 26, 2018
70 € per person / 110 € two people (lunch included)
Free children (up to 12 years old)
|Introduction||Why be interested in aquaponics?
What is aquaponics?
Discover the history of aquaponics
|Start with aquaponics||The three actors of aquaponics: fish, plants and bacteria
Discover different types of system (floating raft, media bed, NFT, vertical …) in the experimental greenhouse.
|Start-up ecosystem||Where can you install your system? Study of several cases: advantages and disadvantages
Start the system: nitrogen cycle
How to plant in aquaponics?
When and how to introduce fish?
Deficiencies: how to identify and overcome them?
|Daily and weekly maintenance of an aquaponics system||Analysis of the aquaponic ecosystem
Indicators to verify daily and weekly
Visual verification of the health of plants and fish
The first steps in case of problems
General maintenance of the system
At the end of the workshop we will give you the documentation with all the knowledge transmitted during the course, including the operation of the aquaponics systems, the management of plants and fish, and everything you need to know to start the adventure!