I recently visited Seattle and having heard that it’s one of the sustainability meccas of America; I was hoping to feel happy, pleasantly surprised and see sustainability in practice everywhere. I was a little more than disappointed. Seattle is sort of the other silicon valley of the west. It is home to truly corporate giants such as Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks, and Boeing as well as quite a few smaller but upcoming companies such as Zillow.com, thriftbooks.com etc. I felt l
I was the original author of this post hence posting it here. Since then a editor friend of mine had a go at it to make it a little spunkier and shorter. Enjoy Article on Aquaponics as posted on GreenhomeNYC #aquaponics, #greenhomenyc, #okofarmbrooklyn, #sustainability, #urbansustainability.
This is a short and mostly educative blog piece. The idea for the piece started based on a discussion I had at a sustainable networking event about the growth of aquaponics and hydroponics in our food system today. I realized I wasn’t clear about the difference between the two. Further, it’s such a growing area; it would be nice to learn what’s been happening in it recently. So here goes: Before there was just a body of water, fish swimming in it and men fishing them manually
November of 2014 was an exciting month for me. My semester was nearly over, I was going to sunny LA after having won a sweepstake (I know-how cool is that!) and finally all of my summer networking had paid off with the opportunity to take part in an actual Corporate Food Waste Audit. I was more than excited; I was ecstatic! I was going to help observe and log results of an all day food waste audit at one of the hippest corporate offices in NYC for one of the trendiest company