10 High Schools That Teach Hydroponics & Aquaponics as Sustainable Urban Agriculture [email protected]

10 High Schools That Teach Hydroponics & Aquaponics as Sustainable Urban Agriculture -@sustaincities

Maize High School in suburban Wichita, Kansas features an extensive hydroponics program. (photo courtesy of Jay Super/Maize High School) Hydroponics and aquaponics are an important part of sustainable agriculture, especially in space-scarce urban areas. Numerous high schools recognize the bright future of hydroponics and aquaponics, and as a result include it as part of their curriculum. Here is a sampling of those across the nation: 1. Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School, Brooklyn, New York At the Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School in Brooklyn, New York, the school using its Urban Farm for service-learning. Through hydroponics, students grow produce year-round, which helps feed people at the school as well as community members. Produce grown includes tomatoes, herbs, peppers and greens. Each month, the farm hosts a market days event to recognize...

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