A few years back I attended a local community meeting that talked about aquaponics–a method of growing fish and vegetables in tandem so the plants purify the water and the fish waste feeds the plants.
It’s a great idea, but back then most of the systems took up a lot of real estate. Lately, though, people have started to come up with more compact options, taking aquaponics from farm to yard to house to apartment. Which is great, because one of the most important items to prep is food, and for the best quality, fresher is better. Even enough greens for a salad can make a difference when you’re living on canned goods.
Here are some of my favorites: