Oko Farms

Workshops

Aquaponics Open house tour. 

Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

DIY Aquaponics Design

  • Moore St. Farm
DIY Aquaponics Design
50.00

Join us for a monthly fun hands-on aquaponics design workshop. Build your own windowsill or table top aquaponics system and learn how to maintain your mini garden.

Open to both children and adults. No previous knowledge of aquaponics required for this workshop. 

 

 

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Jul
29
10:00 am10:00

INTRO TO AQUAPONICS

  • Moore St. Farm
Intro to Aquaponics
175.00

Have fun getting your hands dirty at NYC's only outdoor aquaponics farm and education center located in Brooklyn, NY. Learn how to grow vegetables, and freshwater fish in a recirculating eco-system. This workshop will be led by our farm manager who has a near decade experience as both a farmer and educator. 

In this 3 hour course participants will learn:

  • history of fish cultivation 
  • basic science of aquaponics
  • plant propagation in a soil-less medium
  • fish selection and management
  • design options with a focus on simplicity, economic viability, and environmental sustainability
  • aquaponics best practices

This workshop is ideal for gardeners, teachers, home enthusiasts, architects, developers etc. interested in learning alternative farming methods and reducing their environmental footprint. Participants will leave this unique class with the knowledge required to start and maintain their own aquaponics gardens.  

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Jun
24
1:30 pm13:30

Monthly Tour

  • Moore St. Farm
Monthly Tour
25.00

This guided tour is for individuals and small groups (of less than 5 people). Join other aquaponics enthusiasts on the farm, learn about the various biological components that make up our farm and take an up close look at the various hardware that support the wellbeing of our plants and animals.

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