June 15, 2010

GrowingCities Heads to Milwaukee

As part of a grant awarded to this project by the Green Builders at Columbia and GSAPP, Columbia University - we'll be off to work with Growing Power and Sweet Water Organics in Milwaukee.

We'll be spending a week in Milwaukee - a city that has become a national center for the development of new agricultural technologies. We plan to visit and document experimental farming practices at the Growing Power institute (run by MacArthur Foundation fellow Will

June 14, 2010

Science Barge Aquaponics Exhibit


The aquaponics exhibit at the science barge this weekend went off with great success! The barge was visited by local press, adults and children alike. Tours and public talks accompanied the exhibit to explain the greenhouse technologies being displayed on board

June 10, 2010

GrowingCities to Be Featured in Aquaponics Exhibit

A temporary installation of our Sill-farm prototype will be on display to the public this weekend at the Science Barge in Yonkers.

Part of an exhibit entitled "Life Support" (organized by Janette Kim and Josh Draper), our prototype is among several other aquaponic units designed at Columbia University.

Exhibit: Jun 12 - Jun 13, 99 Dock St, Yonkers NY (Yonkers stop, North Hudson line)
Opening party: Jun 12, noon to 6pm