Would you like a salad with that science degree?
Wolfville, NS - Salad is on the menu today at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre. Student research assistants and staff from The Acadia Community Farm harvested lettuce grown hydroponically as part of a research project with Dr. Martin Tango from the Acadia University Ivan Curry School of Engineering, colleagues at the Nova Scotia Community College - NSCC and Nova Aquaponics.
Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a water based, nutrient rich solution. The produce is destined for the Acadia University dining hall and the Wolfville and Area Food Bank.
To learn more about this research project contact Dr. Martin Tango.