Open Source Aquaponics

How we produce and distribute nutritious food to a growing population is one of the key challenges we face. There is no single answer to this challenge. It requires a systemic approach. One part of this problem is to look at how we grow our food in both urban and rural settings. One answer could […]

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Aquaponics – GrowUp Urban Farm

Aquaponics and vertical farming Ever heard of aquaponics? ┬áIn the future, more of our food will be grown using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water with added nutrients rather than soil). The food that I eat and how it can be grown locally and in a […]

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Grow Elephant Community Garden

Visiting the Grow Elephant Community Garden made my heart soar! The Community Garden is situated in Elephant & Castle, and this area is home to some of the poorest communities in London. The project aims to address deprivation and demonstrates how gardening can be used as one way for people to be able to take […]

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