Traditional farming is taking a huge toll on the environment—a problem that’s set to worsen due to our ever-growing global population. Yet there are some high-tech solutions. Here’s what you need to know about the burgeoning practice of controlled-environment agriculture and how it’s set to change everything from the…
Does your backyard herb garden perpetually look like General Sherman just marched through it? Don't worry, the Smart Farm from Click and Grow takes all of the guess work (and 95 percent of the work work) out of producing fresh produce.
Chicago, Illinois, isn't exactly a major player in national food production anymore, but that could soon change if companies like Green Sense Farms continue to sprout up. With the help of next-gen LED grow lights, the country's biggest indoor commercial vertical farm can produce masses of produce regardless of the…
France will make quite a statement about feeding the world when it unveils its pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015. Not only will vegetables, herbs, and hops grow on the building's exterior, but that same food will also be served at a restaurant inside. In fact, the whole place is set up to be like a market from the…
It's the dead of winter, your outdoor herb garden is buried under a foot of snow, and you've got a margherita pizza in desperate need of fresh basil. What do you do rookie? What do you do?
If you're not an avid gardener it's hard to stay on top of keeping indoor plants like herbs and spices watered and cared for. So consider this Urban Cultivator like a personal gardener. It's designed blend in with your other kitchen appliances, but it keeps a small herb garden alive and well all year long.
Tired of paying the exorbitant markup for fresh produce at your grocery store? For a mere $70,000—and the cost of finding someplace else to park your car—this compact hydroponics container lets you grow a farm's worth of vegetables on a minimal chunk of land.
There is nothing like cooking or 'baking' with fresh 'herbs', but if you live in an apartment perched high above the city, you probably don't have room for a garden. Unless you can find space for Peter Buley's kitchen island which hides a secret hydroponics garden.
Living in an apartment or any small home has its limitations—you can't blast your music, and you can't grow your own delicious things. But Windowfarms is a beautiful, simple fix—the magic of hydroponics, strapped to any ordinary window.
Lovers of tiny homegrown horticulture, rejoice. This is the LabBox Grower, a hydroponic grow box that's here to assist you in your quest to produce very small herbs. And—of course—it's got Twitter integration.
California's best medical marijuana dispensaries are clean, safe, and polished. The places that grow the weed they sell are not. This proposed pot factory would produce $50 million of weed annually in an super-sterile, eco-friendly environment. Sounds good to me.
Imagine a Utopian future, one where not only could you score an affordable foot's length of sub from a dispensary on every street corner, but one where every said sub-dispensary actually grew their own raw ingredients.
There's really no reason that a pot filled with soil can't sit next to your computer, but something about a hydroponics system just feels more thematic.