Build aquaponics center in Brooklyn

by Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest Center Inc.
May 4, 2012

Farm interns maintain the food growth system

Tomatoes
Tomatoes

This Spring, nine of our farm interns learn how to maintain our hydroponic food system in an April workshop taught by MPS Consulting. Our farm interns cleaned and sanitized the grow bed and styrofoam rafts making room for our new seedlings to be planted in the hydroponic system. The interns learned how to take apart the food system and rebuild or replace worn out parts. The farm interns also planted seeds in the growing medium to ensure that we have continuous food ready for the Brooklyn Rescue Mission food pantry. This week the youth will harvest Swiss Chard and Kale for distribution at the pantry, we are also keeping a close watch on our tomatoes which has alread begun fruiting. 

Fresh Swiss Chard
Fresh Swiss Chard
BRM Youth Farm Interns
BRM Youth Farm Interns
MPS Consulting
MPS Consulting
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Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest Center Inc.

Location: Brooklyn, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.brooklynrescuemission.org
Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest Center Inc.
Project Leader:
Robert E. Jackson
CEO
Brooklyn, NY United States

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