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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Victoria woman creates aquaponic garden on downtown rooftop

Photo by Bianca Montes • Buy This Photo
Stella Sanchez shows off a bottle of her "sassy salsa" in front of the Center for Peace. The roof of the building will be the home of an aquaponics garden, built to grow the tomatoes for her recipe. All of Sanchez's ingredients will be grown in a garden organically, she said.
Bianca Montes • Originally published January 19, 2014 at 10:57 p.m., updated January 20, 2014 at 10:03 a.m.
Breaking Ground Conference
WHEN: Feb. 7 and 8
WHERE: Center for Peace, 506 Juan Linn St. on Feb. 7; Victory Christian Life Center, 1604 E. Crestwood St. on Feb. 8
COST: $25 for Saturday's event, no cost for grand opening ceremony Friday\\

Stella Sanchez stood in the parking lot of the new Center for Peace and smiled at her future. It was less than a year ago that Sanchez was homeless and once again lost into an addiction that had haunted her for 20 years.
She eagerly watched youth from.....MORE

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Trends in the future of food

January 22 2014 at 12:08pm

Moyo restaurant at the V&A Waterfront uses aquaponics to grow some of their food. Picture: Cindy Waxa

Berlin - If the experts are right, the foods of the future will be functional and smooth - at least for the affluent part of the world's population. Here are a few of the trends in food we will likely be hearing more about in future.

German trend scout Sven Gabor Janszky says

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Aquaponics as Art
Jan 21 2014 · 0 comments · Education, K-12 Education, Mycelia Project, Seed to Table Project

This past Friday, Sweet Water Foundation co-hosted the gallery opening of the “Water” exhibit at Arts@Large’s gallery space on the south side of Milwaukee.  The “Water” exhibit features the work of 3rd grade students from Milwaukee Environmental Sciences and 7th and 8th grade students from Fernwood Montessori School, who each built small aquaponics systems at their schools with support from Sweet Water Foundation.

See the photos below, as the students proudly

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