They say it takes a village to raise a child. At Fellowship Farms, they know it takes a whole community to raise a farm!
Havilah’s fish, microbe and plant system is called aquaponics—a farming system that involves growing plants without soil in a water-based solution (hydroponics) and fish cultivation (aquaculture).
Within the confines of a quiet neighborhood where the homes all have the same bones, each yard passed on the drive to the Useful Yard Company, shares insight to the diverse personalities in each home through bright colored flower pots, kids toys, handmade porch benches, and other personal touches. Each yard leads into another right up to the joyous personality of the Useful Yard Company — a permaculture-focused urban farm in Bloomington, IL, providing plants, produce, consulting, and, surprisingly, (for a select crowd) even backyard concerts!