Feeding the Future
Our flagship aquaponics facility in East Boca Raton was created because of the food supply chain issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the growing need for environmental education in school systems. Now we are seeking support for a larger facility in Loxahatchee, FL to sustainably fight food insecurity at a larger scale throughout Palm Beach County. We invite you to join us on our journey to fight food insecurity and educate the next generation about sustainable agriculture.
Our future Aquaponics Center will be located at 3023 Cheetham Hill Blvd, Loxahatchee, FL on a 2-acre parcel of land on the corner of West Alan Black Road and Cheetham Hill Blvd, and will sit adjacent to Lion Country Safari. We have acquired the property and are now looking to build a 20,000 sq foot greenhouse on the property for our aquaponics facility.
Our aquaponics initiative not only provides nutritious meals but does not produce any agricultural runoff. Thus, we are able to feed the local community without the environmental costs associated with agriculture such as fertilizer pollution causing algal blooms and the destruction of marine habitats. Our greens are harvested and packaged in a controlled environment to create the cleanest produce year-round and delivered locally to ensure premium freshness and a small carbon footprint.
Our larger aquaponics facility will produce approximately 400,000 heads of lettuce, over 2,500 trays of microgreens, and thousands of pounds of fresh fish every year. We estimate to provide over 500,000 meals on an annual basis to our community soup kitchen partners.
TOTAL GOAL: $1.5 MILLION