Leafy greens and fresh Atlantic salmon. Add a little lemon wedge and it will be the perfect meal at a picnic. Those two elements also make the biggest aquaponics system in the world, which is located in Hixton, Wisconsin.
At a 123,000 square feet greenhouse they annually grow 1.8 million pounds of leafy greens in the dead of winter. The fish production yields 16,000 pounds a year. In this video Brandon Gottsacker, president of the company explains how it all works and he also tells that they are currently finishing their phase 2 greenhouse which will double the annual yield of leafy greens.