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ED Visits Midwest Farms – Part II

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Last week, I wrote about a fantastic visit to recirculating farms in NY. Part II of that trip took me to Chicago, IL. There, I visited several new farms: The Plant, 312 Aquaponics and Growing Power. The Plant is an old 93,500 sq. ft meat packing building that has been cleaned and is slowly being […]

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CT Deli Has Recirculating Farm!

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The Arc Eatery in Meriden, Connecticut has a new recirculating farm, growing vegetables and fish using aquaponics! Adding a recirculating farm to supply fresh local food makes this already unique restaurant even more interesting. For the past four years, the Eatery has been a successful deli and catering service (see their daily menu here), run […]

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A Fish (well, actually many) Grows in Brooklyn?

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Recirculating farms are popping up all over the U.S. Do you know about any in your community? If so, please tell us! We are putting together a map of recirculating farms so people can find them and be able to get their products more easily. Some colleges are now teaching recirculating farming.  At CUNY’s Brooklyn […]

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To Eat or Not To Eat A Farmed Fish – Is That The Question?

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“Is this fish farmed or wild?” That is a question often posed to markets and restaurants by savvy consumers hoping to make a more informed choice about which fish to eat. But is this question still very helpful now that there are various types of fish farming? Many folks in the U.S. have a negative […]