Aquaponics Offers Steady Employment

Resilience in the face of climate change. Silvanna is a member of the Pella Food Garden Cooperative in the Northern Cape of South Africa, where drought conditions have become perilous. At age 25, she is the youngest member of the co-op, which is working with INMED and Old Mutual South Africa to install a commercial aquaponic system and learn adaptive agriculture techniques to improve their struggling farm.  Although Silvanna is well educated, she has been unable to find a job in her community, where unemployment rates are extremely high and so is the crime. 

After her husband drowned last year, leaving Silvanna a single mother, she decided to join her mother, Esther, in the co-op.… Read the rest...

INMED’s 2nd Annual Barn Blast

Why are these people in such a hurry? They’re rushing to get their tickets to INMED’s 2nd Annual Barn Blast! Have you purchased your tickets yet? Better hurry – early bird prices expire TONIGHT. https://opportunitycenter.us/barnblast – June 4 at Murray Hill Estate in Leesburg. Live music, dancing, ResQ BBQ, libations and activities for all ages while supporting INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center in Sterling. It’s worth running in high heels for!

Tickets: https://opportunitycenter.us/barnblast 

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