Last Wednesday at the Greenhousethe Nile Valley Aquaponics Greenhouse 3/22/2017
Last Wednesday evening was a muggy one. The guys in Males to Men were still able to meet at the 29th and Wabash site to learn about aquaponics, wrestle with the new baby goats, and clear out area for them to roam around the lot freely
Learning the basics...
a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in turn purify the water.
"thanks to its automatic recirculating system, aquaponics does not require much monitoring or measuring"
Dre later gave a tour of the inside of the Greenhouse, explaining how the facility functions and what is produced.
"One of the most revolutionary things you can ever do is growing your own food." -Dre
A look at the outdoor garden meant to serve as a fresh food resource for people in the surrounding community offered to them free of charge.