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  • Gardening is an Act of Freedom
    April 10, 2020

    Gardening is an Act of Freedom

    "We can't fundamentally have freedom and autonomy and dignity and community power without some measure of control of our food systems," Penniman said. "I think this gardening interest arises from a visceral understanding of that truth." - NPRWe couldn't have made...

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  • Now Available: Genesis v1.5 CAD Models
    March 4, 2020

    Now Available: Genesis v1.5 CAD Models

    Starting today, all of the source CAD models for FarmBot Genesis, Genesis XL, and Genesis MAX v1.5 are available for anyone to view, copy, and modify. This is our commitment at work in developing 100% open-source products, and we thank you for...

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  • Now Available: Genesis v1.5 Documentation
    February 18, 2020

    Now Available: Genesis v1.5 Documentation

    As part of our commitment to being 100% open-source, you can now find everything there is to know about FarmBot Genesis, Genesis XL, and Genesis MAX v1.5 at genesis.farm.bot.Not only are there updated assembly instructions for everyone who is just receiving their...

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  • Introducing the FarmBot Express Documentation Hub
    January 24, 2020

    Introducing the FarmBot Express Documentation Hub

    As part of our commitment to being 100% open-source, you can now find everything there is to know about FarmBot Express, Express XL, and Express MAX v1.0 on our new documentation hub at express.farm.bot. Not only are there assembly instructions, but...

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  • FarmBot Express v1.0 CAD Models: Now Available
    December 20, 2019

    FarmBot Express v1.0 CAD Models: Now Available

    As part of our commitment to open-source, today we’re making all of the CAD models for FarmBot Express, Express XL, and Express MAX v1.0 open for anyone to view, copy, and modify. Click here to open the Onshape workspace. We look...

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  • FarmBot Software: Now Openly Developed
    August 21, 2019

    FarmBot Software: Now Openly Developed

    Ever since we started the FarmBot project, our software source code has been openly available on GitHub while our core development workflows and project management has primarily happened in private.While this practice served us well for a few years, we're now ready to open up...

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  • New FarmBot Documentation
    May 13, 2019

    New FarmBot Documentation

    Over the last few weeks we've added a ton of new and updated information to our hardware, software, and even meta documentation hubs. This new content reflects the many features we've added to the web app, and brings together learnings from the community all into one place. Here are...

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  • February 12, 2019

    Parcel, Versatility, Variables, and more!

    This week we released version 7.2.0 of the FarmBot Web App and version 7.0.1 of FarmBot OS. The biggest change in this release was our switch from WebPack to Parcel for Javascript bundles, resulting in build-related bug fixes, faster deploy...

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  • Respecting your freedom
    February 7, 2019

    Respecting your freedom

    At FarmBot Inc, all of our functional work (hardware, software, and documentation) is licensed such that you have the freedom to: Use the work as you wish, for any purpose. Study the work, and change it so it functions as...

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  • Raising the bar of great documentation
    January 26, 2019

    Raising the bar of great documentation

    The importance of the README.md file in open-source software has been well known for years. But what happens when you go beyond software and begin to document your hardware, your community, and your business model too? In this talk at LCA...

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  • Openly sharing our business: an update
    January 8, 2019

    Openly sharing our business: an update

    Last month, we announced the public beta of meta.farm.bot - the documentation hub of our business itself.  Since then, we've received positive feedback that the information is interesting, relevant, and empowering to not only other business leaders, but to aspiring entrepreneurs as well....

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