From fish tank to food table

Busi­nesses are totally capable of making money and doing good,” says Kelsey Julius, AMD/​SSH’12.

Her new social busi­ness ven­ture is a case in point, a win-​​win for the envi­ron­ment and the entrepreneur.

Named Fish Your Food, the small-​​scale enter­prise aims to har­ness the power of a new urban farming tech­nique called aquaponics to grow and market organic produce.

On Dec. 1, Julius launched a month­long Indiegogo cam­paign to raise $14,000 in sup­port of the busi­ness, which aligns with Northeastern’s focus on solving global chal­lenges in health and sus­tain­ability. The money will be used to buy equip­ment to build a 160-​​square-​​foot aquaponics farm, read more…