Commercial Aquaponic Farm in Florida


Project Type:Small Commercial aquaponic farm in a controlled environment greenhouse
Location:Florida, USA
Area:2,880 sq. ft.
Nelson and Pade, Inc. Systems:Small Commercial with Living Filter Beds
Project Mission and goals:To profitably grow and sell fresh fish and vegetables, year-round to clients in the region.
Crops Produced:Tilapia, lettuce, greens, swiss chard, kale, tomatoes, peppers
Customer Base:Restaurants, retail to the general public

Project Timeline:

  • 1/2017 – Client attended Aquaponics Master Class
  • 1/2018 – Client placed order for greenhouse and aquaponic system and equipment
  • Fall/2017 –Winter/2018 – Greenhouse site preparation, infrastructure and logistics
  • Spring, Summer/2018 – Greenhouse is constructed and aquaponic system built
  • July/ 2018 – Client attended ESLP (Extended Stay Learning Program) at Nelson and Pade, Inc.
  • Fall/2018 – Begin selling fresh vegetables to buyers in the region
  • Late Fall/2018 – Commercial aquaponic farm in operation

what our client says

I wanted to thank you for last week's ESLP (Extended Stay Learning Program).  I thought your Team did an outstanding job and really represented Nelson and Pade well!  They were extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and made the week really pleasant.

Project Status:

This commercial aquaponics farm was established and the owner has been successful in their operation and marketing and are running the system at full capacity.

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