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Edenworks: urban ‘aquaponics’ uses energy modeling to farm under water

Urban food startup, Edenworks, creating its first experimental greenhouse atop a steelworks in East Williamsburg.


Edenworks is an urban agriculture startup based in East Williamsburg in the finals for the NYU Social Venture Competion this Friday. The competition kicked off in September, but the aquaponics venture led by Jason Green has come to the very end. We first learned about Edenworks as it made it to the finals for NYCEDC’s  “NYC Next Idea” Global New Venture Competition, which wrapped up April 10.

While farming may not sound very high tech, the team is using lots of software and technology as well as a startup approach to launching its first demonstration farm.

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