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Published: 20 March 2013

“We are harvesting and selling produce to the school on a daily basis!” This is the report we recently got from the FoodMachine at Las Palmas School in the Dominican Republic.

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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: 22 January 2013

Solar is a great way to power a FoodMachine in environments where grid power is either unreliable or unavailable. At LaHaina Family Farms, the entire FoodMachine is powered via solar.

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Published: 15 January 2013

The team at Las Palmas recently had their second harvest of greens!

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Published: 30 December 2012

Plumbing growbeds correctly is very important for the success of any aquaponic system. One of the keys to remember is that gravity should be used, whenever possible, to move the water within the system.

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Published: 23 December 2012

This is the first of two posts about building and plumbing growbeds. We just got back from LaHaina Family farms where we finished constructing and plumbing in their growbeds. There are many different ways that growbeds can be built.

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Published: 17 December 2012

The team at Las Palmas pushed through many setbacks and last week had their first harvest! What an exciting event! They have endured

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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: 02 February 2012

This past week we travelled to the Kona YWAM base to do training on the FoodMachine. We did training with a Discipleship Training School (DTS) leader and a couple of his staff on how to build a grow-bed. One of their outreach teams will be going back in July to the same place the FoodMachine is being installed in March.

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Published: 25 April 2011

“A threefold challenge now faces the world: Match the rapidly changing demand for food from a larger and more affluent population to its supply; do so in ways that are environmentally and socially sustainable; and ensure that the world’s poorest people are no longer hungry. This challenge requires changes

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