It’s been raining (on and off) for FOUR days now. Quite unusual for this time of year!
With a pretty large produce order to fill this morning, it’s going to be hard to pick with everything so wet – anybody have a wringer? Tonight we’ve been invited to participate in a “Meet the Farmer” dinner at Cal Tech. The chef with prepare a dinner that will be featuring quite a few homegrown items for our little city farm. Pics and details forthcoming!
The fishy, as you can see, are doing well. In fact, the NY Times just had an article about urban fish farming
Fish Farms, With a Side of Greens
Aquaponics — a combination of aquaculture, or fish cultivation, and hydroponics, or water-based planting — utilizes a symbiotic relationship between fish and plants. Fish waste provides nutrients for the plants, which in turn filter the water in which the fish live. Cuttings from plant are composted to create food for worms, which provide food for the fish, completing the cycle.