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Hydroponics is the growing of plants in a medium other than soil, such as a nutrient-rich liquid.
The USS Voyager did not have a hydroponics lab, but the variable environmental controls in cargo bay two could support hydroponics equipment. Shortly after Kes joined the crew in 2371, she volunteered to establish a hydroponics bay in cargo bay two in order to provide fresh fruits and vegetables. She used nitrogenatedsoil instead of an alternative for Voyager's hydroponics lab. (VOY: "Parallax")
Shortly after hydroponics bay was established aboard Voyager, Neelix used some of the vegetables grown there for preparing food for the crew in the mess hall. (VOY: "Phage")