Garage to Grow House #2

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More progress pictures for this garage to vertical farm conversion. I’ve been steadily filling out the inside with everything a farm needs – grow racks, ventilation, lighting – and getting started planting. What are you missing in your farm? Click through to find out!

progress pictures from building a vertical farm

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Martian Food Tech Crash Landing On A Farm Near You

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“Hell yeah I’m a botanist! Fear my botany powers!” – Mark Watney

The newest space film The Martian predicts a future where plant knowledge is not only imperative for human advancement but for astronaut Mark Watney’s very survival. I was just at the NASA headquarters in Washington, DC  and even the best minds there weren’t immune to the buzz around this fall’s hottest flick, constantly asking how Veggie, NASA’s new micro-gravity plant growth system, will be used on Mars. During the entire meeting, I was conscious of something important: a synthesis between vertical farming technologies and space exploration that goes far deeper than what the general public seems to realize. Keep reading to learn more about:

  • Veggie, NASA’s new way to grow food in space
  • Plant pillow propagation
  • What farming on Mars would even look like

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