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Creating Interest in Sustainable Food Production (Pratt Earth Action Week)

October 19 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Campus | 200 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205 | Pratt Sustainability Center (Engineering 001)

Creating one of NYC DOE’s largest greenhouse and fish culture center in a high school in Queens, NY.
Step by step process of building a hydroponic greenhouse and a Tilapia Fish Culture program in Queens High School school. Using the waste of the fish in the fish tank to provide nutrients and minerals for the aquaponically grown plants. Once the plants and fish are grown, students will use the healthy food to explore new recipes for the school’s culinary program.

Location:
Pratt Sustainability Center
Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus | Engineering Rm 001

Presenters:
Jeff Schwartz
William Jeffrey Tolbert
Frank Millero III