First indoor hydroponic towers!

Our first indoor hydroponic towers are up and running. They are going through a leak test tonight. It’s not 100% complete but it’s completed enough to let the seedlings have somewhere to grow. We plan on adding two more towers and replacing the two lights with one light on a light mover which will then […]

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Believe in Tomorrow

A Positive thought for your Friday. Have a good weekend! #seawolffarms #upstartuniversity #upstartfarmer #eatlocal #eatyourveggies #zipgrow #hydroponics #aquaponics #urbanfarming #urbanfarm #evanston #eatfresh #growsomethinggreen #verticalfarm #smallfarm #betterfood  

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How did i get into hydroponics?

People ask how I got started in hydroponics and aquaponics. The AeroGarden was how I got my feet wet years ago. While the original ones have long died I still use one for additional seedlings room or for short small fruiting plants like cherry tomatoes and peppers for personal consumption. Today we got it up […]

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Week 2 seedlings

The growth is always really cool to watch. Here we are at the end of Week 2. Things are tall. We will have to restart some of the red lettuce seeds and only one pod popped open. The picture is a little dark as I forgot to take it until the end of the day. […]

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Seedlings day 7

Day 7 – Our seedlings are growing so fast! It’s so exciting to see. They have such an amazing earthy green smell to them. We put the seedlings LED grow light on to make sure they grew straight up instead of learning towards the looks like the last stragglers are starting to sprout up […]

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Three days later!

What a difference a few days makes! Seedlings day 3 and they are starting to poke out of the pods! So much excitement! Keep following us for updates! #seawolffarms #upstartfarmers #upstartuniversity #eatyourveggies #eatlocal #evanston #aquaponics #hydroponics #urbanfarming #urbangarden #urbanfarm #zipgrow

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Seeds have been planted

We have a series of seeds planted. Just waiting for them all to sprout! We have: Swiss Chard Green Choy Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce Greek Oregano Red Leaf Lettuce Genovese Basil Purple Opal Basil Lemon Drop Basil Lime Basil Southern Mustard Follow us for pics as the seeds start to sprout and through to full […]

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Growing in Chicago Spring

We have had several inquiries on what is going on with us this spring. I’m very happy to announce that we will be moving to Evanston to a bigger place with dedicated growing space. We get to move in July 1st and have been winding down production and started cleaning up our space in Rogers […]

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