US (NV): Securing the future of food with aquaponics

Somewhere off a dirt road in the middle of Dayton Valley, a large facility lights up the night sky with a pink glow. It’s not anything alien or a scientific experiment gone wrong, it is the home of Dayton Valley Aquaponics (DVA), a unique farming facility that marries aquaculture with hydroponics and technology with Mother Nature.

The 31,000-square-foot facility is located on 250 acres in Dayton, Nev., where tilapia is raised and vegetables are grown using sustainable and environmental farming practices. The facility has been in production for the last two years under the watchful eyes of production manager Mark Warrell and business manager Trevor Birba, both of whom are passionate about the future of food.

Read more at Tahoe Weekly (Priya Hutner)


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