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Scott NearyScott Neary is a science and engineering enthusiast who left formal education behind to study hydroponics, vertical farming, and aquaponics. He spent more than a decade in the food service industry, in a range of jobs from kitchen work, to food service and management. While doing this he saw a lot of poor quality, expensive food. He knows that because of supply issues, much of our food is not healthy. After five years of self-directed study and experimentation, Scott was able to get his first indoor farm off the ground here in Mt. Pearl, producing a range of leafy greens, herbs and microgreens. Green Farm NL is providing access to hard-to-find, high quality leafy greens. Scott hopes to diversify his production as time goes on, and is experimenting with new hydroponic designs to optimize yields. Almost any plant can be grown anywhere in the world in this way, without worrying about seasonal change or adverse weather. He would like to help others create hydroponic farms all over Newfoundland and Labrador to increase our access to locally grown fresh, healthy food.

 

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Off-Grid Hydroponics in Yukon

The Yukon Territory has become a centre of innovation in northern gardening. Along with various forms of passive solar greenhouses, they are making significant strides in off grid hydroponics. Here…

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Organic Hydroponics, Is It Possible?

Hydroponic growers commonly use artificial nutrients to feed their plants. These nutrients are made by isolating salts that contain the Macro and Micronutrients required for healthy plant growth.…

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Ebb and Flow Systems

In the last article, we talked about three of the more common styles of Hydroponics: NFT (Nutrient Film Technique), DWC (Deepwater culture) and Aeroponics. We left one more popular style out of that…

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This Hydroponic Farm on Fogo Island Grows Fresh Greens Year Round

This father and son duo are cultivating local veggies on the rocky North Atlantic coast. Read about it here:…

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Types Of Hydroponic Systems

Our first article was an overview of what hydroponics. It discussed some of the benefits of hydroponic systems, and growing indoors. Now we will dive into some of the details.…

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What is Hydroponics?

You’ve heard the word before, so what is hydroponics and how does it work? In this blog, we’ll discuss all things hydroponic, from its origins to its potential to feed a future spaceward-bearing…

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