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Seafood lovers no longer need to look solely to Asian countries or the oil-ravaged gulf region to buy their shrimp. Four farms in Indiana are proving that you can produce shrimp in the land-locked Midwest.
Tim Connor has been raising shrimp in his backyard in Martin County, Indiana for seven years. He can harvest up of 450 pounds of shrimp from his 3/4 acre pond.
“I believe our shrimp – the freshwater shrimp, that we grow with the grain fed and everything – they’re quality is much better than what we get from the Asian Countries,” says Connor.
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