Building the aquaponic mini farm at Solace Farm has been an amazing experience for brothers Jim and Peter Hubshman. After two years of research they formed their company and partnered with Solace International on Solace Farm in Palm Beach County FL to start the AMF at Solace Farm (Aquaponic Mini Farm). They raised money with a few friends, and salvaged bricks from the back of tenements and astro-turf from a farm friendly salvage company, and created a low cost beta test for their aquaponic tech. The brothers are nearing completion of the first aquaponic fish tank and grow bed in their system and expect to begin lettuce production in the next few weeks.
Our host farm, The Fancy Chicken, is raising money to save one thousand egg laying hens from becoming animal feed. Factory farms will often cull their egg laying flocks at 14 months, and sell off less than optimum egg laying hens. TFC buys the hens and brings them home to a happy […]