Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

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Welcome to Portable Farms Ltd. We bring the BUSINESS of growing organic food, creating local jobs and offering attractive funding opportunities for investors with our aquaponics systems.

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Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems Portable Farms Ltd Colle Davis, CEO, Inventor Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems 760-208-2663 – San Diego, California cdavis@portablefarms.com Director, Aquaponics University cdavis@aquaponicsuniversity.com 2012 - Copyright – All rights reserved

Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems:

Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems Commercial Aquaponics on-site food production facilities pay for themselves . Raises Organic Vegetables and Fresh Fish - 12 months per year Increases Food Security and Availability Offers 90% - 95% Water Reduction Usage Uses Minimal Power to Operate Requires Minimal Upkeep and Operations Brings permanent jobs to semi-skilled labor to community Brings Food Production Practices into the 21 st Century A 10,000 sq ft Portable Farms ™ Aquaponics System installation in Botswana, Africa. Official launch August 2012.

Aquaponics Hyper-Food Production Growing:

Aquaponics Hyper-Food Production Growing BEFORE: Gravel Grow Trays – May 28, 2012 (before planting) AFTER: 40 Days After Planting – July 6, 2012

Fast Growth in Aquaponics – Perfect Growing Conditions:

Fast Growth in Aquaponics – Perfect Growing Conditions Blooming plants on left (tomatoes and cucumbers) and Green Beans (on right) after 60 days of growth.

Aquaponics Grows Organic Food to Feed Small or Large Groups of People LOCALLY.:

Aquaponics Grows Organic Food to Feed Small or Large Groups of People LOCALLY. This greenhouse is 16′ x 33′ (528 square feet) and contains 264 square feet of Grow Tray space and feeds ten people . . . FOREVER. Phyllis Davis, President, Portable Farms Ltd holding a bouquet of ‘greens’ grown in this Portable Farms Aquaponics System in only 40 DAYS!

Green, Healthy, Organic Food:

Green, Healthy, Organic Food This photo was taken August 3, 2012. The kale and butterhead lettuce were planted about 35 days ago. The tall basil plants (25″ today) were planted 50 days ago. The cucumbers and tomatoes (background) were planted 62 days ago.

The Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems Are Fully Automated :

The Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems Are Fully Automated No need to water your plants because a Portable Farms™ Aquaponics System uses a timed cycle to circulate the warm water throughout the system so plants receive a fresh supply of 26˚ C (79˚ F) nutrient-laden water twice per day. No soil is necessary. Plants are grown in trays filled with gravel or river rock. No weeding is necessary. No soil is used. No pesticides or fertilizers are required. The Portable Farms™ Aquaponics System can be Solar or Wind Powered.

These are large, delicious tomatoes are growing in the gravel of a Portable Farm in the Grow Trays. They are full of flavor unlike typical hot-house tomatoes.:

These are large, delicious tomatoes are growing in the gravel of a Portable Farm in the Grow Trays. They are full of flavor unlike typical hot-house tomatoes.

New Portable Farms Installation in Lagos, Nigeria:

New Portable Farms Installation in Lagos, Nigeria

Aquaponics grows 300 varieties of plants, herbs and vegetables: Swiss Chard (left) and Yellow Squash (right):

Aquaponics grows 300 varieties of plants, herbs and vegetables: Swiss Chard (left) and Yellow Squash (right)

. . . tomatoes, green beans, zucchini, hot red peppers!:

. . . tomatoes, green beans, zucchini, hot red peppers !

. . . most herbs, beans, and ALL varieties of peppers:

. . . m ost herbs, beans, and ALL varieties of peppers

High-Value Cash Crop for Aquaponics: Basil, Bok Choy and Kale.:

High-Value Cash Crop for Aquaponics: Basil, Bok Choy and Kale.

Diagram of One Module of a Portable Farms™ Aquaponics System 5’ x 40’ = 200’ Grow Space = Feeds 8 Adults 25’ Grow Space feeds One Person:

Diagram of One Module of a Portable Farms™ Aquaponics System 5’ x 40’ = 200’ Grow Space = Feeds 8 Adults 25’ Grow Space feeds One Person

All male Tilapia fish, (fingerlings) are placed in the 78 to 80 degree water in the fish tanks. California Hybrid Tilapia are a crossbred of Mozambique and Hornorum Tilapia. This cross is called female fatal because the females all die very young. :

All male Tilapia fish, (fingerlings) are placed in the 78 to 80 degree water in the fish tanks. California Hybrid Tilapia are a crossbred of Mozambique and Hornorum Tilapia. This cross is called female fatal because the females all die very young. Commercial Aquaponics Farmers own their own colony of six Female Mozambique and One Hornorum male to breed 30,000 ‘babies’ per year.

Duckweed can be grown near the farm to feed your fish some of their food. Duckweed is the smallest, flowering plant in the world and grown under ideal conditions, it is 15% to 45% protein.:

Duckweed can be grown near the farm to feed your fish some of their food. Duckweed is the smallest, flowering plant in the world and grown under ideal conditions, it is 15% to 45% protein .

Aquaponics supplies fresh food that is always green, crisp and ready to harvest and enjoy, and only steps from your kitchen, 12 months a year . . .:

Aquaponics supplies fresh food that is always green, crisp and ready to harvest and enjoy, and only steps from your kitchen, 12 months a year . . .

Enjoy cucumbers, year round!:

Enjoy cucumbers, year round!

In 7 to 9 Months, Tilapia are “Table Size” – 28cm (11”) long and 0.5 kg (1.25 lbs). The fish (photo below) are about 18cm (7”) long. :

In 7 to 9 Months, Tilapia are “Table Size” – 28cm (11”) long and 0.5 kg (1.25 lbs). The fish (photo below) are about 18cm (7”) long.

Then you’ll harvest and fillet your fish . . .:

Then you’ll harvest and fillet your fish . . .

And, enjoy a meal of healthy, fresh, home-grown tilapia.:

And, enjoy a meal of healthy, fresh, home-grown tilapia.

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Yearly Production From a Portable Farms™ Aquaponics System A 100′ x 100′ unit (1/4 acre) produces 80,000 vegetables and 23,000 pounds of fish A 24′ x 46′ unit produces 8,600 vegetables and 1,156 pounds of fish A  10′ x 20 unit produces 1,100 vegetables and 400 pounds of fish To receive an instantaneous price list, please refer to our homepage and provide us with your first name and email address. It’s fast, quick and easy and we do not share our emails with anyone. That’s our promise.

Portable Farms Ltd Offers Consulting Services for Commercial Aquaponics:

Portable Farms Ltd Offers Consulting Services for Commercial Aquaponics Portable Farms Ltd Is a full-service commercial aquaponics firm designed to help you research, construct and operate your aquaponics business. We can help you develop your business plan, select the proper site, contract the proper engineering services, select the manufacturer of your prefabricated structure and when we are completed with construction, we train and support your operations staff.

Aquaponics University http://aquaponicsuniversity.com:

Aquaponics University http://aquaponicsuniversity.com As a response to the global demand for training in the field of aquaponics, Portable Farms Ltd offers a proven aquaponics-related curriculum that teaches students and business people about the growing field of aquaponics for personal or commercial growing. The official launch for Aquaponics University was September 1, 2011.

CONTACT US:

CONTACT US Portable Farms Ltd Portable Farms™ Aquaponics Systems Colle Davis, CEO, Portable Farms Ltd, Inventor 760-208-2663 – San Diego, California cdavis@portablefarms.com Director, Aquaponics University cdavis@aquaponicsuniversity.com

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