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July 3, 2014
Oregon couple builds a new kind of farm that uses fish to help grow vegetables
Jim and Jami Brown grow about 1,800 heads of lettuce a week with the system.
By CRAIG REED
AP Photo/The News-Review, Craig Reed
Jami and Jim Brown examine mini-romaine lettuce that they are growing in their aquaponics system.
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — As water circulates through the aquaponics system, it has a dual purpose: providing a home for fish and nutrients for growing lettuce.
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