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Water-grown produce being raised at White Marsh

Life Enrichment Sciences, LLC, opened for business in October on Hall Town Road, White Marsh. The business specializes in growing a variety of produce by aquaponics, a water-based system that doesn’t rely on dirt.


After building a series of wood/fiberglass/aluminum frame growing troughs, owners Andrew E. Gardiner and Benjamin J. Gorrell have erected them—and are building additional ones—for placement in their 3,000-square-foot greenhouse. The facility, which features three types of aquaponics, growing supported by a recirculating water system drawn from a well, also includes an adjacent workshop and office space.


The business is more than growing produce. Gardiner said that they are big on education and offer tours of the facility and hold workshops on this old growing technique, which he said, dates to ancient Egypt.


Joining them as an owner is Andrew’s father, Edward Gardiner, who is a science teacher at Ware Academy. All of ...

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