The ZipGrow Blog

Our goal is to produce high-quality informative content to highlight the power of local food, small business, and delicious sustainable food can have in our communities and in our world.

 

Fun Ways to Use Hydroponic Produce in Your School

Fun Ways to Use Hydroponic Produce in Your School

In today’s post, we will share some ideas for how you can use hydroponic produce in your school, and some examples of how schools are using their harvested produce currently. If you’ve been wondering what to do with all that delightful produce from your system,...

Quick Tip: Growing Microgreens

Quick Tip: Growing Microgreens

What are microgreens? Microgreens are densely planted seedlings (bigger than a sprout, smaller than a mature plant) that are usually a leafy green or crops with dramatic flavors like radishes or peas. Typically grown in fodder systems, seeds are planted in an even...

Planning Your Farm: Calculating Farm Expenses

Planning Your Farm: Calculating Farm Expenses

Calculating expenses helps grasp your farm's potential If you read our post on estimating farm revenue, you may be tempted to stop there. But if you want anything close to a realistic look forward, you must compare that revenue to your farm expenses. We can...

How to Use Wicking Strip

How to Use Wicking Strip

Why Wicking Strip? The need for a wicking material was determined when ZipGrow™ Towers were still in their infancy. Because the Matrix Media™ inside the towers has such high percolation and air movement, tender plant roots, especially on seedlings, were at...

Farm Girl Greens

Farm Girl Greens

Farm Girl Greens, owned and operated by Abby and Mark Lepak, is a  3,600 square foot indoor hydroponic farm with 300 ZipGrow™ Towers located in Auburn, NY.  Five years ago, both Abby and Mark decided to start their venture of starting their own family business. Mark’s...

ZipGrow™ Tower Spacing

ZipGrow™ Tower Spacing

Proper ZipGrow™ Tower spacing ZipGrow™ Towers are being used all over the world to grow more delicious food in all kinds of spaces. Just how many towers can you fit into your space? This post was written to help you estimate how much food you can grow in your space...

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