Jillian Shea
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Jillian Shea

My farming story started in Orlando, Florida as an exchange for free herbalism classes. I’ve been so fortunate to tend land and teach a variety of growing styles all over the United States. It’s such a pleasure to farm for Trifecta where we help cities feed themselves through aquaponic growing innovation.

Month Two Of WeeklyHarvest Has Begun – See How It’s Changing The Way We Eat
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Month Two Of WeeklyHarvest Has Begun – See How It’s Changing The Way We Eat

We started off 2018 strong with the release of our brand new subscription food program, WeeklyHarvest – and let’s just say it’s already made some huge changes in our lives and the lives of our members. We’ve seen members turn to completely vegetarian or vegan diets, we’ve satisfied “farmer’s market fresh” cravings that are sorely...

Anne St. Hilaire
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Anne St. Hilaire

My passion is sharing important information with the world – and the work that we’re doing here at Trifecta is nothing short of important. With a strong background in marketing, social media management, and public relations, I’m here to push Trifecta Ecosystems forward as the leader of aquaponics technology within the controlled environment agriculture space.

Trifecta Ecosystems Partners With CREC to Advance Innovation in Education Across Connecticut
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Trifecta Ecosystems Partners With CREC to Advance Innovation in Education Across Connecticut

For 50 years, Connecticut’s Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) has helped the state’s school districts, including its own 16 interdistrict magnet schools, meet the changing educational needs of children in grades Pre-K through 12 through a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services. To advance its mission of providing innovation in education and...

How We’re Fighting Food Waste With Donations
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How We’re Fighting Food Waste With Donations

There are many factors that contribute to food waste in America – so many factors that we’re now up to $165 billion in food waste per year. When we started Trifecta Ecosystems, we knew that we had to work on combating this worldwide issue on a local level. We had to immediately focus our attention...

“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning
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“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning

This new rooftop greenhouse is allowing students to easily grow and maintain all manner of vegetables and herbs! Anything and everything related to agriculture and its profound effect on education is always something that catches our eye. So when we stumbled upon news of a Brooklyn high school’s 3rd floor rooftop garden, which is apparently...

“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!
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“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!

After much debate, the USDA has decided that hydroponic and aquaponic farms could remain eligible for the USDA Organic certification – phew! After almost 7 years of overall uncertainty on whether hydroponic and aquaponic farming, both “soilless” methods, deserved to be eligible for USDA Organic certification, the National Organic Safety Board (NOSB) and the USDA...