Botanic Notables: The Lettuce Machine

June 01, 2012
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The future of farming is now and it is in the dark: A portable garden vending machine, called the Chef's Farm, offers a harvest of up to 60 heads of lettuce a day, without a ray of sunlight. The indoor vertical garden costs $90,000, a price that Japanese designer Dentsu hopes restaurants will be willing to pay for locally grown produce without the traditional troubles of transportation, crop variability, or outdoor growing space. The machine been touted as a gardener's solution to the apocalypse.

Hydroponics Talks, News, and Workshops

February 14, 2012
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If you've become as interested in hydroponics (growing plants without soil) as I am, here are a couple of links worth noting.