Podcast Episode 70: Colorado Aquaponics and Supporting Student’s Mental Health


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Ryan Smith and Sean Short are the co-founders of Blooming Health Farms, a Colorado-based business focused on educating students on STEM as well as supporting mental health. On today’s show, I talk with Ryan and Sean about the programs offered at Blooming Health Farms, what their aquaponic system is like, and how they are helping kids focus on positive mental health.



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Don’t forget to check out Blooming Health Farms at the links below:

Blooming Health Farms Website

Show Notes:

  • Ryan and Sean’s backgrounds
  • Starting an Aquaponic business in Colorado
  • Aquaponic basics
  • Nonprofit
  • Training job skills while working with mental health
  • Getting at-risk students out of the streets and learning about STEM
  • Working with restaurants
  • Fitting a niche
  • COVID-19’s impacts on students mental health


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