1352 Persimmon Ln
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Tour Tangy Produce, an aquaponics greenhouse. Aquaponics is the marriage of hydroponics (growing in water) and aquaculture (raising fish) that lets the grower create a complete cycle by raising tilapia in the tanks where plants grow. Read more about Brian Tanguay: Aqua man: Growing Shepherdstown farm has roots in water.
View Brian’s impressive short videos on the Tangy Produce Facebook page to see this past winter’s vegetable growth at his previous greenhouse location. (Click on “Videos” under the cover photo. You may have to select the dropdown “More” tab first.)
Directions: From the 4-way stop in Shepherdstown, take 480-S (Kearneysville Pike). Go 4 miles and turn right onto Persimmon Lane. Go 1.3 miles on Persimmon. Brian Tanguay’s home and new greenhouse are on the right. Turn into Brian’s driveway through the silver farm gates. Park along the lower driveway and grassy area on the left. (If you’re traveling from the Kearneysville direction via route 480, make a left onto Persimmon.)
Place plants for exchange along the upper paved driveway.
If you like, you may purchase eggs (free-range chickens) or vegetables (grown on site) from Brian after the meeting.