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  • June 4, 2015

    FarmBot Genesis V0.6 Documentation Now Complete

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] We've been a little behind on the documentation train and are trying hard to catch up. We just finished up the docs for FarmBot Genesis V0.6, check em out! Notice that these docs are now hosted on...

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  • June 2, 2015

    FarmBot Software Update, June 2015

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] We've been hard at work adding features to the FarmBot web application (currently available at as well as the Raspberry Pi software that it communicates with. In this video overview you'll see our web application working live with our latest...

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  • April 17, 2015

    Announcing the "farmbot-serial" Ruby Gem

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] The FarmBot core team is happy to announce the launch of farmbot-serial, a Ruby library that helps developers interface with FarmBot hardware while abstracting away low level hardware details. It features an event...

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  • March 5, 2015

    FarmBot V0.7 sneak preview

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row make_fullwidth="off" use_custom_width="off" width_unit="on" use_custom_gutter="off" padding_mobile="off" allow_player_pause="off" parallax="off" parallax_method="off" make_equal="off"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] FarmBot V0.7 is now built in my front yard. Documentation will be coming soon, but here are some sneak peak photos!   [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row make_fullwidth="on" use_custom_width="off" width_unit="on" use_custom_gutter="off" padding_mobile="off"...

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  • January 22, 2015

    Our Launch Strategy

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Crowdfunding is our strategy of choice to launch the first ever widely available FarmBot hardware. This has actually been the strategy since I wrote the FarmBot whitepaper about 1.5 years ago and these are the reasons why:...

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  • January 22, 2015

    Welcome to the Open-Source Future

    A common misconception I have heard when I tell people about the FarmBot Project is that being open-source rules out the possibility of making money. Plain and simple, that is absolutely not true. In my opinion, being open-source is the...

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  • January 21, 2015

    FarmBot Shoutout at the Open Hardware Summit

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Thanks to our friend Tristan Copley Smith for mentioning the FarmBot and OpenFarm projects in his talk at the 2014 Open Hardware Summit! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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  • January 1, 2015

    Genesis V5 Documentation is Complete

    I've admittedly got a little behind on my documentation and will be catching up over the next week. Today I finished up the documentation for FarmBot Genesis V5 Hardware, or at least what is worth documenting! This round begins to...

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  • December 11, 2014

    The FarmBot Web App Manual Control Page

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] We've been working hard on the design of the manual control page of the FarmBot web app and we want to show you what we've been up to. As we learn more...

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