Tammy Bosse – 06/08/2016

Valley Leadership Class of XV
Type of News Listing: Event
Join us June 8 for a wide-ranging conversation as Arizona Green Chamber Vice President and CEO of the AgTech consulting firm NxT Horizon, Dr. George Brooks Jr., discusses “Going Mainstream”
In its new general plan, the city of Phoenix determined that sustainable, secure and affordable sources of healthy food are necessary for the city’s future prosperity. Supplying food to feed America’s six largest city is a big challenge and one powerful way to do it is through aquaponics.
Aquaponics (AP) harnesses designed aquatic ecosystems to produce fish, prawns, vegetables and fruit. But AP is about more than growing healthy food. Through aquaponics and other urban agricultural methods, backyards can be transformed to food forests. It can drive the creation of a circular economy that will reduce waste, conserve water, enhance STEAM education, improve health and wellness, build new businesses. For more Info & to register: http://azgreenchamber.org/event-2252235/Registration

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