Meg Stout, Treasurer
Meg Stout is a Navy physicist specializing in hydrodynamics and acoustics. Meg has used that background to develop a version of the bell siphon that is exceptionally quiet and robust. She blogs about aquaponics at 365aquaponics.blogspot.com.
Jeni currently serves as the Aquaponics Association Secretary. For the past 12 years, Jeni has worked at a local private independent all-girls school; first as an administrative assistant to the Business Office for 9 years and the past three years as the Assistant to Admission and Financial Aid. She holds a BA in Human Resource Management from Franklin University.
Jeni, a self-proclaimed “city girl” moved to the country three and a half years ago with her husband. In June of 2011, they established Fresh Harvest Farm, a commercial greenhouse aquaponic system. Their goal is to not only grow and sell produce, but to also educate the local community about this sustainable form of agriculture and the benefits of the fresh, local, chemical free food that can be grown. They are making connections with local restaurants and farmer’s markets, and are frequently asked to speak to community groups and school classes. To help their efforts, the local Columbus Business First newspaper recently ran a featured entrepreneurial article about Fresh Harvest Farm and aquaponics.
Jeni lives in Ohio with her husband, Doug and has two daughters, Alyssa who lives nearby and Katelyn who resides in Dallas, TX.