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Farming in the Kitchen

Touch the Soil News #763 (photo courtesy of GrowChef) Across the Atlantic in Eastern Europe is the small nation of Estonia. It’s about twice the size of Vermont with only 1.3 million people. A small group of entrepreneurs from Estonia want to change how food at home works. Called the GrowChef, their invention is designed to let you harvest a modest plant of lettuce every day. Through a combination of automatic internal water and nutrient distribution, led grow lights and 51 slots to grow produce you can do it all in a very small footprint. User receive can order small “plugs” that contain the seeds of the greens you want…

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Natufia – Indoor Kitchen Garden for $14,000

Touch the Soil News #595 From the small nation of Estonia (Northern Europe), with a small population of 1.3 million people comes a unique high-tech kitchen garden. Called the Natufia Kitchen Garden, it is a standing cabinet with glass windows that is a hydroponic growing system designed to grow lettuces, herbs and tomatoes. Able to hold from 32 to 64 plants, the inventors claim a family of four can eat out of it every day. The Natufia Kitchen Garden is a fully-autonomous growing machine that keeps the plants healthy and alive regardless of whether or not you have a green thumb. This novel kitchen appliance that grows green food is…

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