South Dubbo Veterans and Community Men's Shed is launching its latest venture and is asking the community for its support.
The Veterans and Community Men's Shed president Eric Chamberlain said they were hoping to land a government grant to help them purchase two new aquaponics systems in a water-saving effort.
"Aquaponics is a new concept which involves vegetables and fish together in separate containers in a continuous cycle of water flow," Mr Chamberlain said.
"You feed the fish with a specific type of food, the waste from the fish flow through with the ammonia and nitrogen waste and converting it to nitrates which plants consumes as their main nutrient source. The cycle continuously reuses water. Compared to soil gardening, aquaponics use 90 per cent less water."
The general public can help support the Men's Shed drive by endorsing the proposal of interest forms and visiting the centre 'when the time comes'.
The Men's Shed is located at 60 Palmer Street, South Dubbo.