A few days ago I had the privilege of touring Sweet Water Organics to observe a closed-loop system whereby fish are farmed and their water is filtered by growing vegetables which take up the nutrients from the fish waste. All this goes on within an industrial building which, only 18 months ago, could have best been described as abandoned space. Many thanks to the Ciancimino family for providing me access to this burgeoning facility. ~ JB
An urban farmer makes it onto Time’s most-influential list for demonstrating to all of us that we can change the world by interacting with a piece of land in a thoughtful way. Read more here.