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Tom Bassford- Farmer : Educator

Tom runs our Farm Labs @ San Francisco County Jail including teaching from and managing the aquaponics system. He is also the Programs & Policies Director for the Aquaponics Association.

Tom is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz where he studied Sociology with an emphasis in food security. As an undergraduate Tom researched the implementation of aquaponic technology in the United States which led to his work with the California Native Garden Foundation in San Jose.