Projects and Workshops Completed

Commercial Restaurant-Scale Puxin Biogas System at Fat Beet Farm

Commercial Restaurant-Scale Puxin Biogas System at Fat Beet Farm

February 23, 2019 Fat Beet Farm is a food service commissary that grows microgreens hydroponically and uses raised beds. They serve the five Curci Family Noble Crust restaurants in Tampa. Located in Oldsmar near the bridge to Dunedin and the Race Track, not far from...

Apollo Beach Saltwater Digester Research Site

Apollo Beach Saltwater Digester Research Site

February 28, 2018 Ashlee Painter lead students from the Patel Collge of Global Sustainability at USF Tampa on an adventure into the unknown with saltwater digesters. Their goal was to research how biodigesters can help to combat coastal pollution and climate change....

USF Botanical Gardens Biodigesters

USF Botanical Gardens Biodigesters

January 2, 2018 After two years of discussion and planning , my students and I from the Patel College of Global Sustainability built "twin dragon" Solar CITIES IBC biodigesters with a floating IBC gas holder. Cold snaps in Florida kept them from producing methane...

Biogas at Zero Waste Restaurant, Mermaid Tavern

Biogas at Zero Waste Restaurant, Mermaid Tavern

January 31, 2018 We built a Solar CITIES IBC tank biodigester at the Mermaid Tavern on 41 Nebraska Avenue. The Mermaid Tavern is one of the first restaurants to go zero waste and grow local food. They plan to start using food waste to create fuel and fertilizer....

Catawba College Sustainability Department Greenhouse Build

Catawba College Sustainability Department Greenhouse Build

November 20, 2017 Working with fellow National Geographic Explorer Dr. Luke Dollar, Chair of the Center for the Environment and Catawba College's Department of Environment and Sustainability and his students, T.H. and Enas Culhane built a "twin dragon" Solar CITIES...

Biodigesters Built at Sacred Lands

Biodigesters Built at Sacred Lands

May 3, 2017 HomeBiogas representative Tracy Love Tippin and T.H. Culhane along with HomeBiogas Israel made a donation of a HomeBiogas unit to Sacred Lands. They also built a Solar CITIES tank-based system, this time (for the first time since our build in Kayseri...

USF Hillel Jewish Community Center Biodigester

USF Hillel Jewish Community Center Biodigester

May 3, 2017 As part of our Green Faith Initiative we have introduced biodigesters to the USF Hillel Center with Rabbi Ed Rosenthal and Program Director Sylvie Feinsmith to complement their community garden. Thanks to Ed and Sylvie and the staff of Hillel for being the...

Two-Tank Water Displacement Gas Storage System

Two-Tank Water Displacement Gas Storage System

May 2, 2017 We built the system at the St. Petersburg Eco-village on a USF Interdisciplinary grant. The grant was awarded to Dr. David Randle for collaborative research in the UN Observatories areas he established. This is a project being conducted with USF and Patel...

Biogas Education at “Our Permaculture Farm”

Biogas Education at “Our Permaculture Farm”

April 27, 2017 In Brooksville, Florida we built two biodigesters at Koreen Brennan's farm called Our Permaculture Farm. First, we assembled the Israel HomeBiogas system she had purchased. On another day we held a workshop during which we built a Solar CITIES floating...

Floating Tank Biodigester Built for Earth Day

Floating Tank Biodigester Built for Earth Day

April 10, 2017 Mathis Thørrisen, Colby, Anna Marie and their team at Hillsborough Community College built this Solar Cities floating IBC system for their Earth Day Sustainable Living Expo on campus. We recently built an identical one at the Museum of Science and...

Sustainable Living Center Biodigester

Sustainable Living Center Biodigester

March 11, 2017 Across from the Lowry Park Zoo and next to the Salvation Army on Sligh Avenue in Tampa lies the one-acre paradise called the Sustainable Living Center. The center was created by visionary urban resilience pioneer Will Carey. With Patel College Students...

Solar CITIES’ Second Puxin Biodigester in Florida

Solar CITIES’ Second Puxin Biodigester in Florida

February 26, 2017 At the Rosebud Continuum, we built our second Puxin 10m3 biodigester in Florida next to the first one we built in 2016. We worked with students from Professor Thomas Culhane's Food/Energy/Water Nexus class and the great crew of the Bishop...

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