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April 23, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

In Chicago: Urban Farm Taps Brewery To Fuel Aquaponics

Oh, this story is so right up my alley. Several companies and volunteers in Chicago (my home town!) are turning a former meat-packing plant into a vertical urban farm that combines aquaponics (a super-efficient plant-and-fish-growing system) with kombucha tea production, beer brewing, biogas energy, and a kitchen that serves up the end result with net-zero waste. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Sustainability, Aquaponics, Biogas, Foodie Friday



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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