fish farming

Don’t Bet on Offshore Finfish Farming

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Guest post by James Mitchell, Legislative Director, Don’t Cage our Oceans March Madness is wrapping up, and perhaps you have been checking your bracket feverishly for weeks. Or maybe you picked the Kentucky Wildcats to win the whole thing and your bracket broke on the first day of the tournament. Not that I um, did […]

Organizational

Serve LA 2021

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Guest blog post by Sophie Miller: Serve LA member In October, the Serve Louisiana team held orientation for the 2021-2022 service year; this year, Recirculating Farms is hosting two Corps members: Dimitri Celis is serving as Programs Coordinator and I (Sophie Miller) am the Community Outreach Coordinator. What is Serve Louisiana? Before talking about orientation, […]

In the News

Hurricane Ida Impacts

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Guest post by Sophie Miller – Serve Louisiana Member, 2021 Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast on August 29th, 2021, one month ago to the day, as a Category 4 hurricane. There was considerable damage to Orleans Parish, predominantly caused by wind rather than flooding. Though there was still significant flooding, it was not as […]

Fish

RecircFarms Participates in “Seafood Production and a Changing Climate” Briefing Hosted by Don’t Cage Our Ocean Coalition

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This past week, the Don’t Cage Our Ocean Coalition, of which RecircFarms is a founding member, hosted a briefing for Congressional members, staff, and media on climate change impacts and fisheries. Our Executive Director, Marianne Cufone, participated in the event, the first in a series on responsible seafood. Other speakers included: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s […]

In the News

Love Your City Awards Gala Donates Recirculating Farms’ Local Garden Bags to Dryades YMCA Healthy Families Project

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Last week, supporters of LifeCity and its Regional Sustainability Committee, of the Love Your City Awards Gala donated 150 Recirculating Farms’ Growing Local garden bags to Dryades YMCA‘s Healthy Families project. The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Recirculating Farms, to increasing equity in local, healthy food production and distribution. Every year, LifeCity […]

Education

Aquaponics Basics

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Guest post: Justin Perr As our global population grows, we look for ways to produce more food using fewer resources, and with less environmental impact. Aquaponics has increased in popularity in recent years for its ability to grow large amounts of produce in an eco-friendly manner, with few inputs. However, with many farming techniques like […]

In the News

Love Your City Gala Raises Funds for Garden Bag Deliveries!

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This week, supporters of LifeCity and its Regional Sustainability Committee, of the Love Your City Awards Gala donated 100 Recirculating Farms’ Growing Local garden bags to elder musicians and medically vulnerable culture bearers in the Makin’ Groceries program of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic. The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Recirculating Farms, […]