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 runs the Aquaponic Gardening Community, the largest online community site dedicated to aquaponic gardening in North America, and is the co-Founder and former Vice Chairman of the Aquaponics Association. She also writes for the Aquaponic Gardening Blog, Maxiumum Yield Magazine and other publications about aquaponics and its exciting potential.

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. They have a large, thriving aquaponic setup in their backyard greenhouse in Boulder powered by tilapia, catfish, bluegill and other creatures-that-swim.

Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together ( New Society Publishers) 978-0865717015