Those of you who are regular readers of Blogging Blue may remember a series of articles I wrote about Sweet Water Organics (SWO), the Bay View-based aquaponic fish and vegetable farm. In those articles, I attempted to draw attention to what I believe to the rather shady circumstances under which SWO received a $250,000 forgivable [...]
Earlier this year I asked a series of questions about SWO’s job creation numbers and profitability (or lack thereof, thus far) and I noted that despite its claim to be organic – the word “Organic” is right there in the company’s name, after all – Sweet Water “Organic” really isn’t certified as organic.
This Friday, [...]
Back in March and April, I wrote two entries about Sweet Water Organics (SWO) questioning how many jobs SWO has really created since receiving a $250,000 forgivable loan from the City of Milwaukee and questioning whether Sweet Water Organics was really organic according to USDA standards.
At the time I questioned whether SWO was certified [...]
Last week I asked some questions about the finances and “job creation” efforts of Milwaukee’s Sweet Water Organics (SWO). As a followup to that original entry, I wanted to delve into two issues that I felt weren’t germane to the point of my original entry.
So what’s buried outside?
As reported by Michael Timm of [...]