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Aquaponics for Challenged People

I have had several discussions with advocates for the socially and physically disadvantaged about Aquaponic gardening. Battered women, traumatized soldiers, alcoholics and the autistic could all benefit from the joy of Aquaponic gardening in Pittsburgh. Here is a story from Akron, OH that illustrates the opportunity: Source: Houston Chronicle The sight of a tankful of tilapia gobbling the food he’d given them made Scott Geistweite smile. Every day, the Akron, Ohio, resident checks and feeds the fish in an aquaponics system at Bridges, a vocational center for adults with developmental disabilities. In the seven months he’s been helping to

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