A Look At Aquaponics And Food Miles
Have you ever considered the “food miles” of the food you eat each day?
Have you ever questioned where the food you eat actually comes from?
Is the food you eat travelling 1000’s of miles just to reach you dining table?
Fact! The further the food you eat travels the bigger the negative impact on the environment.
That’s why today I would like to share with you an at home food producing system called aquaponics..
How you could be eating 100% organic healthy produce all-year round, grown in your own backyard helping to save the environment and spending less money too.
If spending less money and saving the environment is something that interests you then with your permission allow me to continue.
What Are Food Miles?
The term food miles refer to the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches you the consumer. Food miles and how far your food travels to reach your plate effects the environment including impacting global warming.
Both you and I as part of a global population have to be more aware where our food comes from. We in the first world we have access to any fruit we could want anytime of the year. We just have to go to our local supermarket.
It doesn’t matter what season we are in, fruit and vegetables are flown half way around the world so we can have a banana is December. This is affecting the health of our planet.
Aquaponics and Food Miles – Something to Consider
I would like to share a little known fact with you please. Did you know that if everyone on the planet wanted to sustain their life on a level with the average American it would take 4.4 Earths to make that happen?
With current global population growth we are reaching critical mass. We cannot sustain our first world hunger for eating food from far flung corners of the earth without consequences.
We all have the power to change our habits and that is where aquaponics provides a credible and real world solution.
Aquaponics and Food Miles – The Health of Your Family
Aquaponics is the growing of vegetables and fruit alongside rearing fish in a symbiotic relationship. Aquaponics allows you to grow 100% fresh organic produce year round.
If you have an aquaponics system in your backyard you will have the ability to provide 100% organic healthy fruit, vegetables and fish to your family for ZERO food miles.
Plus you know 100% where that food has come from and that is it free of pesticides, anti-biotics and other chemicals used in commercial farming practices.
Aquaponics and Food Miles – How Hard Is Aquaponics to Set Up
Aquaponics has many benefits. Aquaponics uses 90% less water than conventional soil gardening methods. Only the water taken up by the plants or that evaporates has to be replaced. So there is no watering.
There is no weeding with Aquaponics either. There is no soil involved with aquaponics hence no need to weed.
Plus in an aquaponics system the grow beds are at waist height which means no bending down to tend your organic crop. Therefore no back breaking work for you.
In an aquaponics system you can plant your crop twice as densely (compared to conventional soil methods) plus the fruit and vegetables will grow 2-3 times faster.
This means you have the ability to gorw 600% more produce on the same size plot with aquaponics compared to soil methods using 40% less manual labor to do this too.
Aquaponics and Food Miles A Conclusion
Aquaponics gives you the power to provide 100% organic healthy food year round to your precious family.
You will be helping the environment by eating food with zero food miles. All whilst you mind is at ease because you know exactly where the food has been sourced.
Everyday 1000’s of people are convinced the idea of producing 600% more fresh produce using 40% less manual labor is right for them and embrace aquaponics.
Are you ready to join the home food production revolution that is taking the word by storm?
Get Our Free Aquaponicsa Kit Today
That is why I want to give you a free copy of my info kit “A Quick Introduction to Aquaponics” so you can join this food production revolution today.
For you free copy of our Aquaponics info kit click here right now.
Or you can go ahead and get your aquaponics blueprint today!
Watch our free set up video by clicking here right now.
…and learn how you can set up an aquaponics system right in your own backyard so you can:
Have fresh organic produce all year round
Feed your family healthy nutritious food with no added chemicals
Save on your monthly food bill
Even if you have few DIY skills using our new guide Aquaponics Secrets.
Learn more about building your own aquaponics system click here now.
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