We here at AquaVerde Aquaponics grow our produce and raise our Tilapia in the way nature intended, without Herbicides, GMOs, Pesticides or Fertilizers. Aquaponics consists of two main parts, the aquaculture part, raising of Tilapia and the hydroponics part for growing plants. Aquatic effluents, resulting from uneaten food and fish waste makes effluent-rich water which is filtered through the gravel where the produce grows. The effluents have all nutrients essential for plant growth so there is no need for fertilizers and the use of Pesticides or Herbicides would kill the fish. Aquaponics is a very sustainable way to farm since the water is recirculated and there is very low energy consumed
We are your McHenry County Locally Grown supplier of Vegetables, Herbs and Tilapia
We grow a variety of vegetables and herbs:
* Tomatoes Cherry and Beefsteak * Jalapeno Peppers * Green Peppers * Hot Wax Peppers * Serrano Peppers
* Kale * Celery * Romaine Lettuce * Mixed Greens * Basil * Oregano * Thai Basil * Sage * Tarragon
* Flat Parsley * Curly Parsley * Chives * Rosemary * Thyme
We use only organic or heirloom seeds to start off plants right.
Our Tilapia are grown in the freshest water, eating non land based proteins the way nature intended. There are no antibiotics used or heavy metals in our system. We are your only source of locally grown Tilapia in McHenry County.
To learn more about AquaVerde Apuaponics please Call Julie Zamudio at 847-274-7111