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 7: The original backyard fish farm was housed in a geodesic dome. PHOTO 8: Alchemist Nancy Jack Todd explains the workings of the fish farm to visitors. PHOTO 9: A variety of vegetables and dozens of hybrid and grafted tomatoes grow within the ark.