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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Urban Organics transforms old Hamm's building

  • A vacant building at the old Hamm's Brewery in St. Paul is being transformed to a house with an indoor urban garden and 15,000 fish.
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  • A vacant building at the old Hamm's Brewery in St. Paul is being transformed to a house with an indoor urban garden and 15,000 fish.
    Urban Organics has been working on the building for more than a year. Urban Organics' Fred Haberman says eventually you'll see massive racks of leafy greens fertilized naturally by tilapia that will be held in 3,500-gallon tanks.
    The business plans to supply local markets and schools beginning this fall.
    WCCO-TV says the City of St. Paul and Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems are involved in the project.

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