Window Aquatica windowsill aquaponics system seeks crowd funding

Grow fresh, organic herbs in any space! San Diego based company Nourish2Thrive asks for the public’s help in crowdfunding its new invention, Window Aquatica, a mini-ecosystem where the fish waste feeds the plants and the plants clean the water.

Window Aquatica. Courtesy: Nourish2Thrive

“This is the easiest and most economical way to have fresh organic herbs all year round,” says the Indiegogo page. “No need to clean the tank or water the plants; the self-contained system makes growing herbs at home easier than ever before. The fish waste provides plants with the necessary nutrients to grow, and the plants clean the tank by absorbing the fish waste.”

Window Aquatica is available on Indiegogo. Early Bird pricing starts at $70. More at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/window-aquatica-small-step-in-the-food-revolution#/.

For more information, contact louis@crowdfundmafia.com.

Diane Ako

Peace of mind By Diane Ako I like to reflect on life. Sometimes it’s philosophically. Sometimes it’s humorously. For all its beauty, life is far too difficult a journey to take alone. You need the support and connection with others to help carry you along the way. Writing brings me that connection– within and without. It clarifies my thoughts and feelings. It helps me reach out to others for advice, wisdom, or feedback. Your thoughts become your actions. Your actions become you. A wise yogi- Patanjali- said, “Speak what is true. Speak what is pleasant.” Let’s speak of things pleasant to one another and seek some peace of mind along the way. ABOUT Diane Ako joined Hawaii: In Real Life in October 2016. She likes being part of a community of local bloggers – people who like writing and sharing, like she does. Ako is an anchor/ reporter at Island News (KITV4 – ABC) in Honolulu. She previously anchored and reported at KHON2 (FOX) and KHNL (NBC), and at stations in California, New Mexico, and Pennsylvania, In between news jobs, in 2017, she launched and ran her own p.r. company, Diane Ako PR. From 2010-2014, she headed the public relations department at Halekulani Corporation, which oversees luxury resort Halekulani and boutique hotel Waikiki Parc. She’s been blogging since 2009 – before Hawaii: IRL, she wrote for The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, the state’s largest daily newspaper, where her stories garnered a dozen journalism awards and an Emmy nomination. Ako has a BA in Communications from Menlo College and an MA in Political Science from University of Hawaii at Manoa. One day, she might figure out how to put that master’s degree to use.

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