A Sustainable Food Incubator Grows Small Businesses In The Back Of The Yards
Apr14

A Sustainable Food Incubator Grows Small Businesses In The Back Of The Yards

  I am in the basement of a former meat-processing plant deep in the Back of The Yards, watching a school of tilapia swim to and fro. Across the room are rows and rows of growing lettuce, Swiss chard and other leafy vegetables. The fish don’t know it, but they’re assisting in the plants’ fertilization process. The water in which they swim is rich in nutrients — thanks to their by-products — that will...

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