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OTPP ventures into aquaculture, buying PEI’s Atlantic Aqua Farms from Encore – Private Capital Journal

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan closed first aquaculture acquisition, acquiring PEI’s Atlantic Aqua Farms from Encore Consumer Capital Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP, Ontario Teachers’) has acquired Atlantic Aqua Farms (AAF), the largest grower of live mussels in North America, from Encore Consumer Capital of San Francisco. Financial terms were not disclosed. Orwell Cove, Prince Edward… Read More »

Aquaculture Training and Employment

  Aquaculture has been identified as an important social and economic priority by the United Nations and for the Canadian and provincial governments. There is an increasing large demand for technicians, leaders and managers in the aquaculture sector across Canada and around the world. The field of Aquaculture offers meaningful and well paying jobs at marine… Read More »

Arctic Char – a Sustainable, Nutritious and Delicious Seafood Experience

  This is the Majestic, Exotic Northern fish sought after by many of the world’s greatest chefs and sportsmen alike. The Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) is found in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters across the northern hemisphere. It can grow to an exceptionally large size and is especially most often found in the clear and unpolluted… Read More »

High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop | Cornell Chronicle

Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse.Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Lab, offered lively, personal tours of the… Read More »

Fresh Food in Remote Locations – Creating an Alternative Supply.

  The availability and cost of fresh food in remote communities is a serious problem in many areas. In Canada and elsewhere much of the fresh food available in remote communities is expensive due to the high cost of shipping. It is also often not as fresh as it would be in major centers due… Read More »