The New Alchemy Institute Starts Its Second Decade

By 1980 the New Alchemy Institute had put ten years of research into renewable energy and sustainable farming methods, with an emphasis on symbiotic combinations of agriculture and aquaculture.

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PHOTO 1: The New Alchemy Institute's ark is the most distinctive architectural feature of the Cape Cod community of Hutchville. PHOTO 2: Fish and hydroponic tomatoes grow symbiotically in this organically sealed pond. PHOTO 3: The Institute collects seaweed to provide mulch and compost for their gardens.
PHOTO: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF