Tag Archives: hydroponics

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – AVA Technologies Inc., Plant Data Collection Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 13, 2021

AVA Technologies Inc. in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Plant Data Collection Assistant! ABOUT AVA Technologies Inc. Who Are We? AVA Technologies Inc. is a consumer brand passionate about helping reconnect the world back to their food. We invented AVA Byte, the world’s smartest indoor garden, designed for connected consumers who want to unlock their green thumbs. We are a young company looking to grow our AVA Family – are you ready to grow? Our Why: At AVA, we believe the world needs to grow more plants to appreciate nature and decrease their footprints. Our Mission: Empower anyone, anywhere to … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – AVA Technologies Inc., Plant Data Collection Assistant

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 16, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Situated near Prospect Lake, only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, the greenhouse is on a 3 acre property with a home occupied by the owner, plus extensive outbuildings that were formerly used to farm koi fish. The available greenhouse is 70 x 20 ft. It has been partially converted already from koi production and built-out for plant production – with a new polycarbonate roof, ventilation, a dedicated … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

Grow Your Full Potential! Victoria Aquaponics Spring Workshop Series

Posted by Jess Brown on February 28, 2014

In simple terms, aquaponics is a recirculating system that raises fish and grows vegetables in one integrated living system. This unique approach to growing food provides higher yields and requires much less labor and inputs than soil based farming.  Whether you’re a farmer or a home gardener, aquaponics provides fun and effective solutions for growing tasty local food. Join us in exploring the what’s why’s and how’s. Victoria Aquaponics and Mason Street Farm are offering a workshop series this march. Participants will experience aquaponics in action and gain the confidence to design, build, start-up and maintain their own home or … Continue reading Grow Your Full Potential! Victoria Aquaponics Spring Workshop Series

Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past

Posted by wesleysregan on September 04, 2012 2 Comments

Why do my partner Nick and I want to grow food in cities? Why have we started a business that lenders and investors struggle to understand and for which there are no existing models or precedents for us to draw from as we plan?  And why are we so passionate about this apparently quixotic vision? I guess like many others we see the writing on the wall. We need new ways of doing things, and new ways of thinking, if we want to thrive in the future. We don’t mind being ahead of the curve if that’s what it takes. … Continue reading Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past