Interested in growing food indoors? Excited about sustainability? Curious about what goes on under all those bright lights at Spark-Y's Urban Agriculture Lab? You’re in luck! We are now offering workshops, open to the community, on some of our favorite Spark-Y topics.
Spark-Y Aquaponics Workshop
Tuesday, July 18 6:30pm - 8pm.
Join us for a hands-on workshop at Spark-Y headquarters and Urban Ag Lab. We’ll be exposing you to the basics of aquaponics and small scale food production, while we take a tour of our commercial-scale production facility. Snacks and a beverage are included.
“This place is like Willy Wonka's lab for nutrient cycling...#Aquaponics, #Mushroom Cultivation, Science Lab, Urban Farming, #Vermiculture / Compost Tea, Education, & Youth Entrepreneurship...to name a few highlights of their work. If you live near the Twin Cities, definitely check out Spark-Y and keep up with their incredible work in our community and schools.” - Land by Hand
“Spark-Y has it all, from #aquaponics to #mushroom log inoculation, this educational incubator is a gem of the Twin Cities permaculture scene.” -Armel Martin
Your workshop ticket goes to support our nonprofit mission of youth empowerment through hands-on projects rooted in sustainability and entrepreneurship.
Our Spark-Y Aquaponics Workshop will cover:
- urban farming
- recirculating closed-loop systems
- water chemistry
- fish health
- plant production
- pest management
- youth engagement
- And nature as a model
Fresh produce, plant starts, fish, nitrifying bacteria starter media, and other aqua-products can be purchased pending availability.
Learn more and grab your ticket here: