FROM PAIRIE HOMESTEAD: Farm Fish. If you live in certain parts of the country, your climate might be right for having a small Tilapia fish farm. I hear of more and more folks all the time who are adding aquaculture to their small homesteads. I think it’s a brilliant idea- especially considering that the last package of Tilapia I bought was from China… (and no, I won’t be buying that brand again! I’ve had to start using cod for my Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia recipe.) Check out this article…

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5 Things I Learned While Attempting Backyard Aquaculture -

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Duckweed - Duckweed is one of the best-kept secrets of Urban Farming. Reda more at link =>

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Tilapia Pond - Interesting... aquaponics, 4000 gallon tank in the middle of his green house will hold 2000 Tilapia, the water will be used to water his plants giving them needed nutrients. The heat from the pond will warm the greenhouse in winter.

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