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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.
    Roseburg News-Review

    AP Photo/The News-Review, Craig Reed [enlarge]
    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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