Lots is happening at the farm and as usual we need your help! We will be working on our big system build inside, and if it’s nice spending some time developing the sensory garden. We usually stop for a vegetarian lunch – let us know if you are vegan / have allergies as we can … Continue reading Aquaponics Workday Sept 2nd 2018
At Bristol Fish Project, from 7pm – 1st Wednesday of the Month – Register on Meetup The SouthWest as a key region of the UK’s agritech sector has plenty of reasons to be getting together: Learn about exciting projects and opportunities in our area Have a say in stewarding the development of the sector based on … Continue reading Southwest Food-Tech Wednesdays
We meet every Thursday Evening (18:30-21:00) and Sunday daytime (11:00 – 15:00) to work on Bristol Fish Project’s 1 Vale Lane site… Building our dream Community Farm integrating restorative farming methods, community business and geekery! Please RSPV because we need to know numbers for food… MORE INFO and RSPV – HERE “Bristol Fish Project CIC is … Continue reading Aquaponics Workdays!
Registration is open for our spring Commercial Aquaponics Course – April 23rd-26th In an intimate setting in our brand new classroom, a group of aspiring aquaponic farmers will gather in Bristol to learn how to make their dreams a reality. Focusing on YOUR ideas for YOUR farm – this course is designed to take a … Continue reading Past Event 23-26 April 2018 4 day Commercial Aquaponics
This August 6th, Bristol Fish Project invites you to join us in celebrating the Japanese tradition of Doyo no ushi no hi – the day of the ox. The day (from 3pm – 8pm) will involve the sharing of a variety of Japanese traditions including eating UNAGI – Eel provided by Kansai Kitchen (tickets for the … Continue reading Past event – DOYO NO USHI NO HI
The first session of our 12 week Commercial Aquaponics Course! Click here to register It’s our great pleasure to welcome Eric Roderick back to Bristol Fish Project for the 3rd time! Eric will take us through his experience of farming with Tilapia and Aquaponics around the world. He gives us an overview of the state … Continue reading (Past Event) 21st July 2016 – Intro to aquaponics + Fish, Broodstock + Hatchery MGMT with Eric Roderick of FishGen
12 weeks long – Part time – July 21st Start 2016 *Please register for courses by either registering for the full 12 weeks or see links below for individual sessions -AIMS -To make commercial aquaponics accessible -To enable participants to overcome specific production issues through access to specific information and expert guidance; -To enable participants … Continue reading (Past Event) 12 weeks – Commercial Aquaponics
7pm until 9pm REGISTER HERE If we are looking at commercial scale aquaponics it’s vital to put in place a rigorous monitoring regime. Back in the day this used to all be done through an array of probes and sensors, then with the open source movement, more people were hacking together new ways to gather … Continue reading (Past Event) 11th August -Monitoring your system, water quality, Light, control system and Open Data Approaches with SENEYE
REGISTER HERE Greens Hydroponics have supported Bristol Fish Project throughout our 5 years to date and its our utmost pleasure to be joined by their in house hydroponic wizz Matt. Matt will take us through a high-end hands on with hydroponic systems approaches old and new from NFT and DWC to aeroponics – with a … Continue reading (Past Event) 28th July: Hands on look at Hydroponic and Lighting Systems
REGISTER HERE 1st hour – Feed Options and Nutrient Profiling – Dr Rosemary Crichton Now part of the Bristol Fish Project Team – Rose has a huge interest in how aquaponic feeds can be produced from urban waste streams. Rose takes us through fish physiology and responses to feeds and discusses the various ingredient options … Continue reading (Past Event) 4th August: Feed Options and Nutrient Profiling & Fish Welfare
REGISTER HERE Raising the funding for an aquaponics project, regardless of the size, is hard work and takes time. But it can pay off if it means you can start your project! Kate Hofman of GrowUp Urban Farms will be sharing her experiences for applying for different kinds of funding and how to maximise your … Continue reading (Past Event) 18th August – Funding projects and writing proposals – With Kate Hofman
REGISTER This week’s aquaponics evening class we have the pleasure of a witness session from the impressive Byspokes and AquaRoots team. Followed by Q&A and a look at AQUAroots mini system! Byspokes is a Community Interest Company focusing on sustainable community development through the implementation of projects, provision of training and consultancy to individuals and organisations in the fields … Continue reading (Past Event) August 25th: AquaRoots and Byspokes Witness Session
This week we are learning about the challenges to get product to market and considerations for Brand from Roger White of http://www.localfooddirect.co.uk plus some insider info on the experience of being a producer from this long standing pig farmer. Somerset Local Food Direct started in 2002, working with Somerset Farmers Markets, as a way of making local … Continue reading (Past Event) 8th September -Brand, Marketing and Distribution Witness Session
June 12th – 12 till 3 – Phoenix Cafe – All Saints Street, Bristol – £10 As part of Bristol’s Big Green Week, this 1/2 day beginner’s course will give you a good basic understanding of aquaponics. You will learn about the key principles of aquaponic farming and the essentials you need to get growing healthy food … Continue reading (past event) Aquaponics Grow Your Own!