Emerging Aquaponics Farmer

Marcus Sewell is a 33-year-old emerging aquaponics farmer in Spanish Town, St. Catherine. He became interested in aquaponics two years ago when he was surfing YouTube and came across a how-to video on building a home system. It sparked his interest, so he decided to design a system that would feed his family and provide high-quality produce to sell to his community.

Marcus grew up on a farm and has a life-long affinity for it, but his passion is technology. “As I learned more about aquaponics, I realized it would give me the opportunity to introduce technology while using innovation to help produce healthy food,” he says.… Read the rest...

Did you know?

Did you know that vegetables and fruit provide children with essential vitamins, such as vitamin C and folic acid, that help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease? INMED’s Crescer Saudável (Growing Healthy) program with the Monsanto Fund, teaches children healthy eating habits and lifestyles from the start with fun, participatory education. Check out our beautiful Crescer Saudável photo gallery at www.paracriancas.org.br.

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