Raised in Chicago: West Side urban farm reaps aquaponics harvest

By H. Will Racke It’s 10:30 on a sunny morning in West Humboldt Park and  time for Benjamin Kant to feed his fish. The 30-year-old entrepreneur scoops a bucket full of pellets and steps up to a five-foot tall blue tank teeming with hundreds of tilapia. Kant raises the bucket over the open tank and […]

A Safe Haven: Helping the Homeless Get Back on Track

By Chris Hayre A Safe Haven Foundation has spent 22 years helping Chicago’s homeless achieve self-sufficiency. One of their talented clients is Timothy, who, through the love of food, finds himself in a much different situation than the one he was in earlier this year. [vimeo 165325409 w=474]