Last year was the driest in California’s history, and as the state’s drought worsens, farmers are looking at new ways to grow food, including aquaponics.

Aquaponics, which combines gardening with fish farming, is a method of food production that uses 90 percent less water than regular farming.

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Is aquaponics the answer to California's drought?
Last year was the driest in California’s history, and farmers are looking at new ways to grow food, including aquaponics.