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NBC Nightly News features Sweet Water Organics and Tilapia

Part 1 NBC Nightly News.


Aquaponics, a method of growing fish and plants together, creates a closed loop system that some say could help to address food shortages in places without access to fresh produce. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

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Part 2 NBC Nightly News.

Emmanuel Pratt, of Sweet Water Organics, explains how he engages children in aquaponics, the science of growing fish and plants together, and why it’s important kids are engaged in making and growing healthy food.

See Sweet Water Organics here.

Also see: Project Milwaukee: opportunities for urban agriculture
By Bob Bach November 19, 2010

1 comment

1 mark { 11.17.10 at 9:20 am }

Looks fantastic, but I wouldn’t want their power bill. Maybe artifical lighting is the way to go in Wisconsin.