RK Castillo

Aquaponics For Everyone

Grow Big or Grow Home
Aquaponics For Everyone

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Minisode- IBC Aquaponics in Another Country

Mar 22, 2016 9:59

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In this new Minisode I talk about setting up an Aquaponics System in another country and the lessons I learned.

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Apartment Aquaponics

Jul 9, 2015 14:37

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The Apartment Aquaponics book was finally released!  You can get it at www.ApartmentAquaponics.com Until July 10 you can get the digital kindle version for Free.  So go grab your book!

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Episode 16 – The One About Microgreens With Anne From Mobius Microfarms

Jul 3, 2015 31:10

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In today’s episode we talk with Anne Phillip from Mobius Micro Farms. We talk about how she is doing aquaponic microgreens for restaurants and discover the one thing she did that really helped her grow her business. Aquaponics by Mobius Microfarms from Erica J Mitchell on Vimeo.

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U of N Farm Tour

May 7, 2015 10:51

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In this episode I talk about a visit I made to the University of the Nations Aquaponics Farm. I talk about a way to aerate your fish tank without having air pumps. A trickle siphon that is a bell siphon that can fire with just drips of water. And how a couple of little geniuses […]

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Episode 15 – The One With Farmer Kevin From Doodley Dees Farm

Feb 10, 2015 22:48

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Today we talk with Farmer Kevin From Doodley Dees farm in texas. You’ll learn things like: Why They Got Started Doing Aquaponics The Big Mistake They Made in the Beginning Why They Went Big How They Are Going About Getting Their First Commercial Customer And much much more Check out their website at: http://doodleydeesfarm.com/ Or Subscribe […]

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Episode 14 – The One About Aquaponics Clubs in Puerto Rico

Nov 6, 2014 32:38

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In today’s interview we talk with Irvin from Aquaponics.Club in Puerto Rico. We talk about all kinds of things from: 12V Pumps to use in your air lift pumps his plans to do roof top farms in Puerto Rico why he started doing aquaponics clubs and much much more I also mentioned the Solar Powered […]

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Episode 13 – Solar Powered Aquaponics System

Oct 10, 2014 16:25

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In today’s episode I will share with you what I discovered after researching for 6 months on how to setup a Solar Powered Off Grid Aquaponics System. You’ll learn: 3 Different Types of Pumps you can use with your Solar System How to figure out exactly how much power your pump uses How to size […]

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Episode 12 – The One With Steve McLeod About Aquaponics in Shipping Containers

Jul 18, 2014 44:13

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In this episode we talk with Steve McLeod of the Leaf Lovers about their project doing aquaponics and  hydroponics in a shipping container. You’ll hear about: How he does vertical system along the walls of the shipping container. How they were able to make micro greens to add to a lettuce mix they sell to […]

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Episode 11- Farm Tour – Tuloy Children’s Center Philippines

Jul 15, 2014 14:33

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Today I’m starting a new segment called “Farm Tours” where I talk about what I learned from visiting different Aquaponics Farms around the world. In this episode I talked about a recent visit to Tuloy Children’s Center right outside Manila. The thing that impressed me the most (other than how they’re able to take kids […]

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Episode 10 – The One With Susanne From Friendly Aquaponics

Mar 1, 2014 42:51

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In this episode we talk to Susanna from Friendly Aquaponics about: How they were able to lower the construction cost of their farm from $40,000 to $7000 The Biggest Mistake they made in “crop choice” Why starting small is the most important thing to be successful And much much more To get on their newsletter […]

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Episode 9 – The One With Travis Hughey About Barrelponics

Feb 6, 2014 43:00

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In this episode I talk with Travis Hughey about Barrelponics.  We talk about: Why he got started doing Aquaponics How he got the idea to use Barrels for ap systems How he ran his farm off vegetable oil for a year And a whole lot of other stuff!  Enjoy

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Episode 8 – The One With Haydn Christensen About Getting In To Wholefoods

Nov 14, 2013 16:51

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In this episode we talk with Haydn Christensen from Bay Berry Fresh about how he got live Zip Grow Towers into Wholefoods. You’ll hear about the process he went through to go from Hobby Grower to Commercial Farm The process of getting into Wholefoods What his daily schedule looks like as a commercial farmer.

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Episode 7 – The One With Vernon Byrd from Kona Food Machine

Sep 27, 2013 35:34

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In this episode I talk with Vernon Byrd from YWAM Kona’s Food Machine.  You’ll hear: Why he got started. What they’re trying to do in 3rd World Countries Proto types of Manual Aquaponics Systems How to Make Sure the System You Set Up in Another Country Will Be Successful You can contact him at: UofNAquaponics@gmail.com.

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Episode 6- The One With Glenn Martinez About Aquaponics-PermaCulture & AirLift Pumps

Jul 3, 2013 41:32

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In this episode I interview Glenn Martinez from Olomana Gardens In Hawaii about Aquaponics, PermaCulture, Airlift Pumps and a whole bunch of other stuff.  You’ll hear: Why He Got Started in Aquaponics How he does the impossible with Air Lift Pumps How he keeps his farm from Stinking And a bunch of other stuff

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Episode 5 – The One With Gina Cavaliero from Green Acre Aquaponics on Commercial Aquaponics

Jun 14, 2013 23:56

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In this episode we interview we interview Gina Cavaliero from Green Acre Aquaponics on Commercial Aquaponics.  You’ll hear: The biggest mistake she made in the beginning.   What you need to do to become succesful & profitable with your aquaponics farm What not to do when starting a farm How to be prepared for those down […]

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Episode 4 – The One With Sylvia Bernstein About Getting Started With Backyard Aquaponics

Jun 14, 2013 33:14

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In this episode we interview Sylvia Bernstein from the Aquaponic Source about getting started with your backyard aquaponic system.  You’ll hear: The biggest mistake she made when she got started Her journey from hydroponics to aquaponics How many fish to use per Gallon of Water A little soapbox rant about feeding fish How the plants get […]

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Episode 3 – The One With Phil Reasons From Morningstar Fishermen

Jun 14, 2013 35:04

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In this Episode we interview Phil Reasons from Morningstar Fishermen about using Aquaponics in 3rd World Countries. You’ll hear: The biggest mistake he made when he first started in Aquaponics. How they design systems to work in a 3rd World Country The natural things they use to feed their fish The Miracle Tree that works like […]

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Episode 2 – The One With Nate Storey About Vertical Farming

Jun 13, 2013 31:18

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In this episode we talk with Nate Storey from Bright Agrotech LLC about Vertical Aquaponic Farming.  You’ll hear: Why he invented the Zip Grow Towers How to avoid the biggest mistake he made in the beginning How to successfully grow a vertical farm Why he prefers vertical farms to DWC or NFT systems 2 great […]

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Podcast Intro

Jun 13, 2013 15:07

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In this short episode we hear from RK Castillo, the Non Hippie Farmer, why he started this podcast and what you can look forward to.

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Episode 1: The One With the Non Hippie Farmer

Jun 12, 2013 18:42

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RK Castillo explains why he is the Non Hippie Farmer What he has learned about starting in Aquaponics The basics you need to know to be successful when doing Aquapoincs

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