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Greenhouse & Agrihood

The Schoen Family Greenhouse

Imagine a greenhouse that produces vegetables and fish in one system!

CISS is making a dream come true through a generous donation from the Schoen family in honor of their wife/mother Maddie Schoen. This will bring a HydroCycle Aquaponics Systems to our greenhouse, allowing us to take advantage of the natural biological functions of both fish and plants. As the fish fertilize the system’s plants, the plants purify the water, leading to low-maintenance systems that produce natural, pesticide-free veggies and protein!

Our job trainees for Mulberry Farms & Food will work together to maintain this Greenhouse and garden needs. 

In 2021, we will be expanding this project to an urban agrihood, with potential for producing dozens of products and meals for the public consumer. Check back for new updates and information!

Our Impact This Year

  • Number of People Served This Year

    2,323

  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food This Year

    10,228

  • Polk County
    Polk County
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