Mike Campbell, founder and lead farmer of South Florida’s first commercial aquaponic farm Bare Roots Organics, joins us to talk about how aquaponics fits into his vision for the future of sustainable farming.
Mike shares his journey and passion for building a sustainable world, driven by his background in film/television and love for nature and quality food. We will explore the importance of sustainable farming and the role of aquaponics in conserving resources compared to traditional agriculture. We will also discuss the cooperative relationship between plants and fish in aquaponics, highlighting the symbiotic environment involving three main players: fish, bacteria, and plants.
In this episode, learn about:
- Mike Campbell and Bare Roots Organics
- The basics of aquaponics
- Resource conservation
- Labor requirements to run an aquaponics farm
Learn more about Bare Roots Organics on the website: https://www.barerootsorganics.com/
For those interested in Mike’s products, he is a vendor on our Backyard Market, which is our virtual farmer’s market. Check out his variety of fresh greens at: https://backyardmarket.org/