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Make All the Things Part 3: Vertical Garden

This is an introduction to the next project we will be taking on for the Make all Things Series. This project will be giving us a new found understanding of the skills required within the field of botany as well as design research and collaboration.

Sensocore Uses 3D Printing to Improve Water Quality in Fish Farms

Imagine herds of fish thundering across the dusty plains, hardened fish hands sharing wild stories around a campfire, and fish rustlers sneaking into camp after dark to make off with…

3D Printing Saves Time and Money in Urban Farming Product Design and Prototyping

3D printing technology has been used in the agriculture industry in various applications, to help create small-scale organic farms in developing countries, make cost-effective tools and plant crops, and set up…

3D Printed Pipes Mimic Tree Roots to Irrigate Plants

Water is something that every living thing needs, but it can be problematic making sure that water gets to every living thing – not just people and animals, but plants…

3D Printed Connectors Make This Startup’s Sustainable Indoor Garden Grow

The first time we planted a garden in our backyard, I couldn’t get enough of watching the vegetables grow. I would go out in the yard and gently move aside…

3D Printing and Other High-Tech Solutions Could Create Lots of New Jobs in Agriculture

Agriculture and technology, at first glance, may not seem to go together. Technology is a broad term, but we usually associate it with the future, while agriculture brings up images…

3D Printed Farm Drone Designed by Mexican Engineering Student Helps Small Farmers Monitor Crops

With global population exploding, perhaps few efforts are more essential today than those aimed at developing efficient and cost-effective ways of producing food while conserving the resources necessary to do…

The World Needs More 3D Printed Tracking Cowbells

If there’s one thing that stands as a given in this life, it would be a simple fact; everything needs more cowbell. And to drive home that critical point, a…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 25, 2015

This week’s stories move from Europe and South Korea, to the developing world, to North American academics and makers. This news includes: a Dutch company’s new weekly 3D printed lampshade;…

Food Rising Unveils 3D Printable Mini-Farm Grow Box System

It’s really incredible watching as new applications for 3D printing emerge on the scene, applications which one would never have imagined being possible. We’ve already seen 3D printed food, but…

FarmBot: An Open Source 3D Farming Printer That Aims to Create Food For Everyone

When most of us think of 3D printers, we typically imagine the desktop machines that are used for creating small plastic objects, or the larger scale industrial level machines used…