Fresh from the water...

By JOE GONZALES

 

As you make your way through the produce section at Food King, you won’t’ have trouble finding a wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables to choose from. But, Rob Ybarra, Marketing Director for Lowe’s Supermarkets said they wanted to find a way to provide even better varieties of products for their customers.

 

Because of this, Food King is now carrying some vegetables from Primal Gardens out of Seminole. What’s so special about this place, well, it’s how they grow their vegetables. Primal Gardens uses aquaponics to grow all their produce items. Geoff Gray said aquaponics is the marriage between aquaculture and hydroponics. “Aquaculture is the raising of fish,” said Gray. “Hydroponics is raising plants with nutrient water.”

 

 

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