I was sorry to hear that while I was gone, Sweet Water Organics, the aquaponics businesses close to me and one of the world's largest, finally closed its doors:
Sweet Water Organics ceases production, owes city $137,000 (JSOnline)
I previously noted the irony in having to grow fish in tanks in old industrial buildings in a city on a major lake and crossed by multiple rivers in The Perils of Complex Systems.
It's too bad, and I hope it doesn't discourage people from trying things like this. But, in the end, you still have to run things like a business and make things work financially under the current paradigm.
In other news from 'sconsin: Dairy farmer acquitted on three of four charges in raw milk trial. I may be able to get raw milk yet in America's Dairyland.