Local farmers, local fish: non-profit urban aquaponics in Chicago

Not all farmers are for-profit commercial operations. Metro Farms, located in Chicago, Illinois, is one example of how non-profits have embraced aquaponics and community gardens to educate youth and engage their communities.

In this video, Don Patterson, the CEO of Metro Farms, and Treana Johnson tell the story of how farming can be a tool for empowering people’s lives and promoting healthy eating habits.

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