Oko Farms

Workshops

Aquaponics Open house tour. 

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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Jul
29
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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Aug
5
10:00 am10:00

DIY Aquaponics Design

  • Moore St. Farm
DIY Aquaponics Design
50.00

Join us for our monthly hands-on aquaponics design workshop. Have fun learning to build and maintain a vertical aquaponics system. 

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

 

 

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Jul
22
10:00 am10:00

Culinary Tour

Culinary Tour
30.00

Curious about what type of plants can grow in an aquaponics system? Take a sensory tour of our farm. Using your sense of taste and smell, explore the various herbs, edible flowers and vegetables from around the world growing in our aquatic eco-system. Discover the medicinal and culinary uses of the various plants in differing parts of the world and learn best practices for cultivating, harvesting and storing these vegetables and herbs. 

This workshop is open to both adults and children. 

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