MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — How can you have a garden with fresh fruits and vegetables when space and water are limited? There is a solution and it’s called aquaponics.
“I don’t even think I understood what it meant, but I’ve always been interested in stuff like this,” says high school senior Jordan Karambelas.
Jordan will be a senior at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, and her aquaponics system on campus is meant to show classmates what can be done to creatively grow food. With help from Mike Garcia, a South Bay landscape contractor, Jordan used a school courtyard where traditional gardens sit unused, as the site for her Permaculture Club’s 4X6, two-level structure. It’s one that could easily fit on your front porch or apartment balcony.
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