Chicago’s Urban Wasteland becomes a Thriving Farmland – Aquaponics

Chicago’s Urban Wasteland becomes a Thriving Farmland Part 2

Published on Dec 18, 2015

How can you turn an urban wasteland into fertile farmland? That was the daunting question that faced Emmanuel Pratt and Max Sansing when they teamed up to create a self-sustaining agricultural system in the middle of Chicago’s South Side. Using the remarkable science of Aquaponics and some cutting edge technology provided by Intel, Pratt and Sweetwater are actually succeeding in bringing prosperity to where there was once only decay. Subscribe to Complex for More: Check out more of Complex here: COMPLEX is a community of creators and curators, armed with the Internet, committed to surfacing and sharing the voices and conversations that define our new America. Our videos exemplify convergence culture, exploring topics that include music, sneakers, style, sports and pop culture through original shows and Complex News segments. Featuring your favorite celebrities, authoritative commentary, and a unique voice, our videos make culture pop.