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 […]
After many weeks of working hard with local partners in and around New Orleans building community support for recirculating farms and farmers, it was time to hit the road and visit a few of the many recirculating farms around the U.S. (see some of them here on our new farm map!) First stop – New […]
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 […]
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 […]
Variety! As the saying goes – it’s the spice of life – and it’s also a path to healthy eating. If you eat a variety of good-for-you foods, you are helping your body to get the many nutrients it needs. One way to get more variety in your diet is to build your own recirculating […]
“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 […]
Cabbage Hill Farm Foundation in Mount Kisco New York is a multi-use non-profit farm. One of its main attractions is an aquaponic green house that grows a variety of herbs, vegetables, plants and fin fish like trout and tilapia.