Ep. 40: Yemi Amu Knows Nothing Exists Without Water

Released Wednesday, 20th November 2019
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Yemi Amu, from Oko Farms in Brooklyn, talks to Julia about aquaponics, expansion, and the healing capacity of her work. 
Yemi is the farmer and educator behind Oko Farms in Brooklyn, New York, an aquaponics farm that not only produces fish and produce and flowers, but also works as an educational farm. 
Our food community is at its best with people like Yemi doing the work she’s doing. She’s in the middle of raising money to expand into a second location at the Weeksville Heritage Center— please consider supporting her and her important work. The link to donate is below.
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Julia Turshen in this episode delicately asks insightful questions that typically are not covered in podcasts. Her questions come from an empathetic and caring standpoint.
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