Reinventing Business

How to Farm Fish in the Nevada Desert

By on May 16, 2013
130513_BLOOMBERG_HMO_K_011.jpg Photograph by Anais & Dax for Bloomberg Businessweek.com

Most of what is eaten in Nevada comes from beyond its borders. The state brings in about $2 billion of food each year, largely to feed tourists in Las Vegas and the Lake Tahoe resorts. Farmers, chefs, and state officials want to grow more food locally, but the climate makes farming tough. Silver State entrepreneurs are pioneering ways to cultivate the high desert. This slideshow tours Hungry Mother Organics, a farm that's raising produce and fish in a greenhouse that conserves both water and energy.

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