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NFT under construction

nftUntil now our systems have been built on grow-beds and RAFT – but we like to show an NFT-system as well so this is built for our visitors.

Team grows

paprikaThree university students joined our team today. They have background in biology, aquaculture and agriculture.


Successful aquaponics seminar

Aquaponics_seminar_SolheimarThe aquaponics seminar at Solheimar was very successful. The participants came from aquaculture, horticulture, administration, universities and also hobbyist working with hydroponics and even small aquaponics systems were present at Solheimar.  Moreover, many volunteers and employees at Solheimar participated.  Thanks to all for interesting presentations and fruitful discussions!


The slides from presentations are available below.

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Aquaponics seminar at Solheimar on March 25th

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAThe ecovillage Solheimar will be the venue for an interesting seminar on aquaponics on March 25th. Specialists from Norway, Spain, Denmark and Holland will join us and tell about their experience. Welcome to Solheimar! Registration until March 10th on Further information and agenda can be found below.


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Simon Goddek helds a presentation about aquaponics in Solheimar

presentation_solheimarSimon Goddek, PhD student at the University of Iceland has been working at Solheimar developing an aquaponics system. He held a presentation about aquaponics systems and their possibilities for sustainable food production. As known Solheimar emphasizes organic production and closed nutrient loops – optimizing the use of all resources in an economic and environmentally sound way.