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Captain Nemo’s Food Garden – A Serious Attempt

Touch the Soil News # 158 Sergio Gamberini, of Noli Bay, Italy, is an underwater diving enthusiast and president of the diving equipment firm called the Ocean Reef Group. Three years ago he came upon an idea to raise food in the ocean. The goal is to create an alternative system of agriculture, dedicated to areas where environmental, economic or social conditions make it difficult to grow plants. (Photo courtesy of Nemo’s Garden) Gamberini’s work has caught the attention of the UK news group The Guardian, which provided the following insights. Thirty feet under water, small cluster pods of balloons are filled with air. Each pod contains eight to 10…

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