Besides being the author of “Aquaponic Gardening”, Sylvia Bernstein is the President and Founder of The Aquaponic Source, the leading U.S. based company focused entirely on the home aquaponic gardener. She also runs the Aquaponic Gardening Community, the largest online community site dedicated to aquaponic gardening in North America, and is a co-founder and former Vice Chairman of the Aquaponics Association. She writes a regular column on aquaponics for Maxiumum Yield Magazine as well as the Aquaponic Gardening Blog.
In her recent past life Sylvia was the VP of Marketing and Product Development for AeroGrow International, the makers of the AeroGarden. She was one of the company’s original founders and was instrumental in developing the plant growth technology.
Sylvia has a degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She currently lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband, Alan (their two children both are attending college at the University of Washington). They have a large, thriving aquaponic setup in their backyard greenhouse in Boulder powered by tilapia, goldfish, and other creatures-that-swim.