Evan Folds is founder and President of Progressive Gardens, a retail gardening store specializing in organics, BioDynamics, hydroponics, composting, sprouting & much more.
He is also the founder of Progress Earth, global distributor of the Vortex Brewer® system, used to brew living, organic compost tea and to create living, energized water.
Progress Earth’s mission is to change the way food is grown and empower people to become self-sustainable through growing soil and growing their own nourishment. We grow healthy people, plants & planet!
Evan has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Religion from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Evan is a contributing writer for reputable international publications, including Maximum Yield, Garden Culture, Urban Farm and many more. He resides with his wife and two children in Wilmington, NC.
Evan Joins me Today to Discuss…
- What is hydroponics
- What is the history of hydroponics
- How do you garden hydroponically
- Why would one want to perform hydroponics
- Is it easy to build a hydroponics system yourself
- How can you use hydroponics to exploit niche markets
- How to select the right lighting for your needs
- How to help offset energy and input costs in a system
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