Aquaponics 707: Community Aquaponic System

Installed by WaterFarmers UAI in the main foyer of a busy metropolitan community centre, this system creates educational and social development opportunities for urban youth centered around fresh food production. Using fish waste as fertilizer for plants, leafy greens, herbs and microgreens are grown and harvested by community centre staff and volunteers.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Date: 2016 - Ongoing

Clients: Scadding Court Community Centre

Scope: 6,500 litre volume, 50 kg mean aquatic biomass, 64 sq. ft of DWC grow beds

Services: Design and Technical Development, Installation and Fabrication, General Contracting, Maintenance, Training, Education and Program Facilitation