MILWAUKEE -- Ever heard of aquaponics? It's a method of growing crops and fish together in a re-circulating system. Growing Power in Milwaukee uses Tilapia and Yellow Perch to fertilize a variety of crops and herbs through aquaponics. Chip spent the morning at Growing Power to learn all about their aquaponics program.
Growing Power (website)
Growing Power is a national nonprofit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities. Growing Power implements this mission by providing hands-on training, on-the-ground demonstration, outreach and technical assistance through the development of Community Food Systems that help people grow, process, market and distribute food in a sustainable manner.
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