Oko Farms

Aquaponics Training Program

Explore urban aquaculture and sustainable food production.

2018 Adult intensive training program

NYC’s only aquaponics training program offers adults the opportunity to explore sustainable food cultivation through a unique urban farming experience that integrates aquaculture, hydroponics, and soil cultivation.

This full season immersion program provides a realistic experience of what it takes to operate a productive aquaponics farm while undertaking the physical and mental demands required to run a small farm operation. Participants will also learn basic principles of aquaponics design, construction and implementation grounded in environmental sustainability, food security and community development.