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  • September 27, 2014

    The FarmBot Open Value Network

    How might we build FarmBot into a business that is open, transparent, equitable, and scalable? An Open Value Network is a framework in which a network of people can collectively create value under an agreement where each contributor has the opportunity to be...

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  • September 26, 2014

    Contemplating Using Gratipay

    I've recently come across a service called Gratipay. In essence, one can pledge to give money each week to people or teams for the work they are doing. What makes it interesting is that it is all based on having...

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  • September 24, 2014

    Hardware Monetization Strategies

    In the last blog post, I outlined our reasons for and potential paths to commercialization concluding that it is commercialization, or monetization, that is a necessary component to bootstrap the FarmBot Project towards community sustainability. In this blog post are strategies that could...

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  • September 22, 2014

    Our Reasons for and Paths to Commercialization

    The primary focus at the FarmBot Project is to build a community around using and developing FarmBot technology much like how the RepRap Project has done. This means community sustainability must be reached whereby the technology grows, the community thrives, and the work is accessible to...

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  • September 18, 2014

    Strategy for Growing the FarmBot Community

    Since writing the FarmBot Whitepaper I have known that this project would never become a reality without the help of others. For one, I recognize that I do not have all of the skills and resources necessary to create a functioning...

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  • September 11, 2014

    FarmBot Video for The Hackaday Prize, semifinals

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Check out this video update of the newest FarmBot hardware and web application for our Hackaday prize Contest Entry! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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  • August 28, 2014

    FarmBot V4 Universal Tool Mount Testing

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Check out this video of the FarmBot V4 Universal Tool Mount in action! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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  • August 15, 2014

    OpenFarm - Learn to Grow Anything, Now on Kickstarter!

    We just launched a Kickstarter campaign for OpenFarm, a free an open database for farming and gardening knowledge! OpenFarm came out of the need for FarmBot to access structured, detailed data for how to grow a plant in a specific environment with specific growing practices....

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