Farmed Fish Production Overtakes Beef

The world quietly reached a milestone in the evolution of the human diet in 2011. For the first time in modern history, world farmed fish production topped beef production. The gap widened in 2012, with output from fish farming—also called aquaculture—reaching a record 66 million tons, compared with production of beef at 63 million tons. […]

Crayfish anyone?

I am convinced that here is huge potential for raising “Crawdads”  in urban farms. They can be fed vegetable waste and hay from the farm, and: “Freshwater crayfish are highly regarded as a delicacy as they are very similar to shrimp or lobster in taste and texture…high protein and low-fat.” I found a few books […]

Finding a fishy solution

Microbiologist devises a model for sustainable urban farming Posted by Greg Rienzi on the JHU Gazette August 1, 2011 There’s something fishy going on at Baltimore’s Cylburn Arboretum, and the results could be delicious—and sustainable. Earlier this summer, David Love, a microbiologist and project director with the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns […]