The extended drought in California has farmers looking for ways to use less water. Among them, growing feed for sheep indoors using hydroponics.
Jennifer Cockrall-King researches urban farms around the world. Nikki Wooten works at a farm in the city. Then, Daniel Orr makes salads with old bread and okra.
Starting an aquaponics operation requires a large investment in equipment – fish tanks, greenhouses, climate-control equipment and the like.
Deb McKee Kelly's table at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is stocked with lettuce, arugula and basil she grows on her hydroponics farm.
What does it take to run a successful farmers market? Coordinator of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market Marcia Veldman gives tips in this week's podcast.
Join us for a tour of one-of-a-kind Eden Farms and learn about their hydroponic farming that grows basil, arugula, and watercress year-round.
When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, Brad Dunn suggests going with the traditional pint of Guinness and shot of Irish whiskey. And, local greens on the menu!
So long, drought! We're celebrating wet fall weather with stories about hydroponics and rain barrels. In the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr cooks tilapia and squash.
Hydroponics involves growing plants without dirt. Plants receive nutrients from water solutions that drip directly into the root system.
Composting, hydroponics, aquaponics, permaculture - you wanted more about sustainable agriculture, and we've got it for you on this special episode!