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Interesting Place to Visit and Learn something New

My daughter, 9, and I visited Sweet Water Organics during Doors Open Milwaukee. This place is in... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2014
rhundt67
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Interesting Concept

It's amazing what they grow at this place. The concept of aquaponics is interesting. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2012
Gene1321
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Wichita, Kansas
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Apr 7, 2014
“Interesting Place to Visit and Learn something New”
Jun 22, 2013
“Too far ahead of its time?”
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A revolutionary urban farm located in the heart of Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. We have repurposed an abandoned crane factory into a vibrant aquaponic farm raising fresh fish and vegetables in a sustainable system. We offer public tours every...more
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2151 S Robinson Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1335
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+1 414-489-0425
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

My daughter, 9, and I visited Sweet Water Organics during Doors Open Milwaukee. This place is in our back yard and we had never heard of it before so it was interesting to see what was happening right in our own Bay View community. We...More

2  Thank rhundt67
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I tried to find public tour information, but it looks like private tours are all that's available. I even drove by the place but couldn't be sure that it's still open. The website says that Sweet Water Organics is closing business and its non-profit arm...More

Thank GeneShiau
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Excellent idea and results. Very good products from these folks, lots of positive coming from them in respect to both the quality of food produced as well as utilization of urban environment to do so.

1  Thank James T J
Reviewed 11 October 2012

It's amazing what they grow at this place. The concept of aquaponics is interesting. Our guide, Nick, was very well informed and his enthusiasm was contagious.

3  Thank Gene1321
Reviewed 13 July 2012

This place is just great. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They answer all your questions and are really helping the environment

2  Thank jcb53
Reviewed 23 January 2012

It was great seeing what they are doing there. Only down fall was that we had some snow on the ground so when you go greenhouse to greenhouse, your feet get wet from the snow. Very educational and hope more people see what it is...More

4  Thank babyloulou
Reviewed 9 January 2012

If you tour Sweet Water Organics, you'll feel as if you're within a massive science fair project housed within a re-purposed factory. During the 1.5 hour tour, you'll be shown massive pools containing thousands of fish and over them, there are rows of leafy vegetables...More

4  Thank CCSconsin
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