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Published: 20 May 2013

We recently heard from the FoodMachine team at Las Palmas school in the Dominican Republic that they have reached an important milestone. They are beginning to market the lettuce! We are so proud of them and all the hard work they have put in.

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Published: 20 March 2013

“We are harvesting and selling produce to the school on a daily basis!” This is the report we recently got from the FoodMachine at Las Palmas School in the Dominican Republic.

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Published: 15 January 2013

The team at Las Palmas recently had their second harvest of greens!

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Published: 17 December 2012

The team at Las Palmas pushed through many setbacks and last week had their first harvest! What an exciting event! They have endured

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Published: 20 November 2012

Unfortunately, when growing plants, the need for having a plan to manage pests is a reality. Following are a few of the basic steps taken in FoodMachine systems to prevent pests as well as deal with issues should they arise.

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Published: 13 November 2012

System start-up is generally one of the most challenging times in any aquaponics system.

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Published: 30 August 2012

The team at Las Palmas continues to make great progress. Even with the recent passing of Hurricane Isaac, the system continues to do well.

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Published: 07 August 2012

The system at Las Palmas has now been running for nearly three weeks. We just got a set of update pictures from them and are very encouraged.

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Published: 24 July 2012

We just got back from a fantastic week long trip to the Dominican Republic. During this trip we visited the FoodMachine site at Las Palmas Christian School in San Pedro de Macoris.

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Location: Kona, HI and Tacoma, WA | Published: 20 January 2011

Water is the life-blood of the FoodMachine. The water facilitates the symbiotic nature of the relationship between the fish and plants. The water carries the nutrients to the plants from the fish and the water, after being cleaned by the plants, obviously provides the home for the fish. One of the keys to a successful FoodMachine is good water quality management.

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