Whispering Roots, Inc.
Whispering Roots, Inc will locate to a new 18,000 SF education and food production headquarter in North Omaha. This location will grow healthy nutritious foods such as salad greens, tomatoes, peppers and strawberries for distribution to the local community. Classes will be offered in the areas of Controlled Environment Agriculture, Aquaculture/Aquaponics, Nutrition and Healthy Food Cooking/Preparation. Programming will also engage local students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) disciplines.
Whispering Roots, Inc. is an award-winning, IRS certified 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to bringing healthy fresh food, nutrition education, innovative agriculture techniques and S.T.E.M. education to students and residents living in urban and rural socially and economically underserved communities.
Using Aquaculture, Hydroponics and Aquaponics (the combination of Aquaculture and Hydroponics) to grow healthy food and expose children and families to great tasting nutritious food options through “hands-on” experiential learning and growing activities. The approach of Whispering Roots, Inc educates students and the public in “next generation” farming techniques, hunger alleviation strategies and healthy food production.