The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature’s resources. This groundbreaking book brings “system farming” and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical foundation to practical advanced designs based on a functional analysis. Holding his designs to a higher standard, Jadrnicek’s components serve at least seven functions (classical permaculture theory only seeks at least two functions). [ 288 more words. ]
A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance readers' sustainable living. Even if they are only moderately handy, they ll discover the tools and techniques for building their own feeders, fences, and structures. In the process, they ll save money and have the satisfaction of doing it themselves.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Aquaponic Gardening is a comprehensive guide to aquaponic gardening, from choosing a setup to selecting fish and vegetables. In addition to everything one needs to know to run a healthy aquaponic garden and care for both the vegetables and fish, there are step-by step plans with photos for building different size systems. The expert author fully explains how to garden indoors and how to resize and move a garden inside or outside, depending on the season, to produce an abundant supply of edible, organically-raised vegetables and fish.
Before You Build Your Aquaponic Farm: Read this 146 page book (with 156 footnotes) and learn about diy aquaponics from someone who's been involved with commercial aquaponics since 2010. This book breaks down all the key concepts needed to build a real diy aquaponics farm and focuses a lot on indoor farming: -backyards -basements -apartments -garages With a good design, you'll be able to grow as much food as you want without the headaches people typically associate with aquaponics. [ 50 more words. ]
David Dudley, PE has invested years in aquaponics research, has owned and operated a commercial nursery for the past decade, is a professional licensed engineer, served as Construction Manager of the Oklahoma Aquarium, served as the Engineering Manager of the nation’s largest aquaculture caviar producing operation, designed a $5M aquaculture farm for white sturgeon, and currently serves as an aquaponics consultant. [ 214 more words. ]