Used to live in Mke area for over 30 years
International team recognizes Milwaukee's 'high potential' to improve access to healthy food, revitalize neighbor hoods and create jobs
- Form an Urban Agriculture and Aquaponics Council, based on the successful model of the Milwaukee Water Council. The new council would advance science and business success through sharing of knowledge, innovation and technology by for-profit, nonprofit and public sector stakeholders.
- Establish an Aquaponics Innovation Center to help area universities and K-12 schools transfer technology and develop skills. The center also would evaluate new aquaponics technologies and help develop aquaponics businesses by analyzing best practices and economic impact.
- Do a market analysis of aquaponics production, supply chain expansion and market opportunity to guide industry expansion.
- Expand the city's Office of Environmental Sustainability to advocate urban agriculture and aquaponics.