Join the wait-list for the next Getting Started in Aquaculture and Aquaponics workshop

We offer a one-day workshop for novices who are interested in aquaculture and/or aquaponics. The workshop covers the requirements for initiating and operating an aquaculture farm.

Information is presented in a lecture format followed by a tour of the Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre. The workshop fee includes lectures, a tour of the centre, coffee breaks and lunch.

Topics covered:

  • Aquaculture legislation and regulations in Ontario
  • Water and land use
  • Rearing systems technology
  • Nutrition and feeding
  • Transportation and processing
  • Economics and marketing
  • Aquatic animal health

To join the waitlist for the next workshop, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

If you can’t attend the in-person workshop, there will be a virtual option as well. Alternatively, if you want to learn at your own pace, you can take an online course primer.