Farming, education, design/build and environmental stewardship in Brooklyn, NY.
We utilize a hybrid of aquaculture and hydroponics known as aquaponics to raise freshwater fish along with a variety of vegetables and fruits. Waste water from our fish tank is pumped through several plant grow beds to provide nutrient rich fertilizer for our plants. In return, the plants filter all of the toxic waste from the water so that clean water is returned to the fish.
This constant cycling of nutrients via fish waste creates an extremely efficient recycling system that allows us to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers thereby avoiding the toxic environmental run-off that characterizes current aquaculture practices.