John from visits Cylburn Arboretum to share with you how they are growing tomatoes outdoor in a garden and also indoors in a greenhouse and the difference that soil and environment may have when growing vegetables.

In this episode, you will learn more about growing aquaponics in a greenhouse and how an aquaponics system works.

You will also learn about food deserts in Baltimore.

You will discover the difference between growing in soil vs under aquaponics.

You will learn if growing aquaponics is a financially viable business model as well as how an aquaponics system works.

You will get a full tour of this greenhouse aquaponics system and how it works.

Jump to the following parts of the Episode:
01:45 Many Ways to Grow Food
02:30 How the Soil Food Web Works
02:45 How Synthetic Nutrients Work
03:59 Buy a GYG Tee Shirt, Hat or Hoodie
04:22 Food Systems Lab – Growing Aquaponics
07:14 Visit the Food Systems Lab
07:50 Overview of Aquaponics System
09:23 Food Deserts in Baltimore
12:20 Healthier Tomato Plants Grown indoors with good soil
13:54 How to Grow Figs in Baltimore
14:30 Experiments is how you learn – flood table
16:20 Everyone should have a worm bin
18:00 Aquaponics system tour starts – fish tanks
19:40 filtration of water to make nutrients for plants
20:30 growing plant starts in rafts
21:30 Main Growing Bed
22:59 Chives growing in rocks with aquaponic water

After watching this episode, you will learn more about the basics of an aquaponics system, if it can be a financially viable business to run.

Referenced Episodes:
How to Grow Microgreens and Make $100,000

Start an Indoor Mushroom farm

Successful Aquaponics in Hawaii

How to Best Eat Microgreens for Health Benefit

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