Tag: The Farmory

Amid Great Lakes shortage, perch are thriving at Green Bay’s Farmory | wbay.com

The Great Lakes perch supply is plunging, and some restaurants are limiting sales of that Friday night fish fry staple. However, the Farmory in Green Bay is raising perch in hopes people won’t have to search for a plate of deep fried fish. After two years of research and development, perch are thriving inside The […]

Save the Friday fish fry! says UW-Green Bay partner, The Farmory

The Friday night fish fry—a staple of Northeast Wisconsin—is in trouble, with most of the fish on your Friday plate, imported. The Farmory, in partnership with UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, is on a mission to change the tide, be creating a perch hatchery right here, in Northeast Wisconsin. Read more and […]

The Farmory, in partnership with UW-Green Bay, makes a difference in the community

The Farmory, which is in partnership with UW-Green Bay, is making a difference in the Green Bay community in many different ways, from providing fresh perch to giving volunteers the opportunity to learn about aquaculture and hydroponics. Ken Webb, a research associate with Natural and Applied Sciences at UW-Green Bay, is overseeing the project. Read more from the […]

UW-Green Bay’s partnership with The Farmory featured in video series


Roger Bindl, as a part of his video series on Aquaponics in Wisconsin, has released two videos about UW-Green Bay and The Farmory. The partnership primarily focuses on opening Wisconsin’s first research-based, full-scale year-round commercial fish hatchery. Watch a visit with The Farmory and The Farmory working to hatch perch. Aquaponics in Wisconsin – A visit with […]

More on yellow perch partnership

The partnership between UW-Green Bay and The Farmory is working to breed yellow perch. The hope is that the project will be able to reduce the cost of fish fry dinners while also increasing the quality. As well, the project allows young people to become involved in locally-sourced food options. Read the full story in Outdoor […]

UW-Green Bay researcher’s work with The Farmory featured on WPR

Researchers in Green Bay hope to reduce the cost of Wisconsin’s traditional Friday night fish fry by working with The Farmory to set up breeding tanks for the popular yellow perch, which is becoming hard to find in the wild. UW-Green Bay researcher Ken Webb is proud to report that the perch grown at The Farmory will actually be yellow perch, versus […]