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MCG Media Advisory: East Tennessee’s First Commercial Aquaponics Business Opens With Ribbon-Cutting, Facility Tours

MCG Media Advisory: East Tennessee’s First Commercial Aquaponics Business Opens With Ribbon-Cutting, Facility Tours

CONTACT:
Chuck Morris

Morris Creative Group LLC
cjmorris@morriscreative.com
(865) 637-9869

Joel Townsend
Greater Growth, LLC
jtownsend@greatergrowth.com
(865) 806-2574

East Tennessee’s First Commercial Aquaponics Business Opens With Ribbon-Cutting, Facility Tours

Lenoir City, TN – Greater Growth, LLC, an aquaponics company, will officially open its new 12,000 square foot facility on Tuesday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. The public is invited.

Aquaponics is a sustainable food production system that combines a traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. More information is available at https://www.greatergrowth.com.

WHAT: Ribbon-cutting and open house of aquaponics facility; tours; photo and video opportunities

WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: 6800 Waller Ferry Road, Lenoir City, Tennessee 37771 (off Hwy 321)

WHY: Greater Growth is a sustainable, green business. The company grows fish and leafy greens in an inter-dependent, greenhouse environment. It sells locally because local growers have a vested interest in the safety and quality of their community’s food supply. Greater Growth grows naturally, using no pesticides, hormones or chemical fertilizers, and it operates sustainably, making efficient use of land, sun and water.

WHO: Attendees will include:

Michael Bobo – President, Loudon County Chamber of Commerce
Melodie Godfrey – Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, ORNL Federal Credit Union
Kirk Huddleston – Regional Director, Tennessee Economic & Community Development
Senator Becky Duncan Massey – Tennessee State Senator
Walter Perry, III – District Director, United States Small Business Administration
Joel Townsend – President, Greater Growth, LLC
Other local and elected officials
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