Will Allen is a farmer, but not in the conventional sense of the word: he doesn't live on multiple acres outside of his hometown of Milwaukee, he doesn't driv (RT @JosephRanseth: Urban farm reduces gang violence http://t.co/oLHmeU4TNr)...
It turns out there aren't plenty of fish in the sea after all. Meet the Minnesota entrepreneurs and scientists who are starting fish farms to solve a problem they didn't create. (Sustainable fishing, aquaponics, MSP, @DearDara.
Nourishing the Planet's Kimberlee Davies spoke recently with Matt Ray, the principal farmer for Sweet Water Organics, an aquaponics training organization in Milwaukee, about his experience in the field of aquaponics.
Growing Power's Will Allen is the next big thing in farming. In 2012 alone, Growing Power produced more than $750,000 in crops, raised 50,000 fish in its aquaponic beds, and composted more than 43 million pounds of waste.
Urban Farming Takes Off in Tokyo The Daily meal This project is just one of many taking root in the wake of Tokyo residents' increased interest in urban farming. Agriculture is a longstanding component of Japanese cultural history.
Youngstown school now offering aquaponics, growing opportunities Farm and Dairy YOUNGSTOWN — Seventeen-year-old Mike Jones of Youngstown, Ohio, picks green beans from several plants, suspended in water, in Choffin Career Center's Aquaponics building.
Urban agriculture blossoms in Ballard Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription) From an engineering perspective, urban agriculture reduces harmful runoff, increases shading, and counters the unpleasant heat-island effect.
New Windsor organic grower plans $5.7M expansion Times Herald-Record Continental Organics uses a closed-loop aquaponic system that feeds uneaten fish food and fish poop to a wide array of microgreens such as sorrel, kale and Swiss chard.
Mayor: $20 million hydroponic greenhouse would employ 50 to 70 people Portage Daily Register Portage's industrial park has been selected for a $20 million development that could create 50 to 70 jobs, Mayor Ken Jahn said Thursday.
Urban farming on brink of corporate era chinadialogue A sustainability graduate, she has recently set up a company, Grow Up, to supply and set-up aquaponic sites and is setting up a demonstration site in Bermondsey, close to central London, this...