Consultation with Jon Parr
Jon Parr is a widely acclaimed leader in the emerging Aquaponics movement and is the founder of Fishnet Aquaponics and SchoolGrown. Jon comes from a background of fine craftsmanship, specializing in granite. Since his early childhood, Jon has been an avid fisherman of California waterways. As a fish hobbyist, Jon has befriended many in California’s aquaculture community. His connections with the fish community has helped many aquaponics farmers fill their fish tanks. Jon discovered aquaponics by overcoming a problem with ground squirrels at his home in the Santa Cruz mountains. Jon left the craft/construction trade to pursue aquaponics full- time. During his years of research and real-world application, Jon developed numerous, expansive aquaponic systems. He pioneered new methods, practices, equipment and understanding, many of which have become the standards of the Aquaponic industry today. Jon’s hands-on approach to real-world application of sustainable permaculture and aquaponic production have made him a popular circuit speaker and one of the elite aquaponic industry experts!