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Published: 25 February 2014

Spring is right around the corner! As the pictures below show, the plants at the Puyallup FoodMachine are looking great.

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Published: 11 December 2013

This past week the Tacoma/Puyallup area experienced extremely cold temperatures. Although our temps here are not as low as many parts of the country, the potential impact on the Puyallup FoodMachine plants and fish was significant.

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Published: 04 July 2013

The Puyallup FoodMachine is a collaborative effort between the FoodMachine Foundation and New Beginnings Home.

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Published: 28 June 2013

Wow, what an amazing past month it has been! There is great news coming in from the Dominican Republic, Cambodia, Guatemala, and right here at home in the Pacific Northwest of the USA!

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Published: 14 March 2013

In the past few weeks fish were added to the YWAM Puyallup FoodMachine. As the days are getting longer and the nutrients are increasing, the plants are beginning to grow too.

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Published: 13 February 2013

We recently completed the first one hundred by eight foot growbed at the YWAM Puyallup FoodMachine. We also got all the plumbing done between the fish tanks and growbeds. It is good to have water flowing and the system on its way to producing some food!

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Published: 10 January 2013

A group from George Fox University came and helped at the YWAM Puyallup FoodMachine this week. They helped dig trenches for plumbing, dig the hole for the sump tank (the low spot in the system), and lay sand to go underneath the growbeds.

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Published: 10 December 2012

This past Saturday a team of people came together to cover the greenhouse that was donated to YWAM Puyallup for their FoodMachine project. Thankfully the owner of a local greenhouse business came to help.

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Published: 26 November 2012

Below are pictures showing some of the progress at the Puyallup FoodMachine location.

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Published: 20 November 2012

Unfortunately, when growing plants, the need for having a plan to manage pests is a reality. Following are a few of the basic steps taken in FoodMachine systems to prevent pests as well as deal with issues should they arise.

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