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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: 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: 15 January 2013

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

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Published: 21 December 2012

We use coco-husk and pearlite as the planting medium in the FoodMachine.

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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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Location: Kona, HI | Published: 01 March 2011

On several occasions we have had students from one of the campus’ schools come and plant various vegetables as part of their science class. They always have a great time, but often they don’t come back to visit the plants as they germinate, grow shoots and bear fruit.

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Location: Tacoma, WA | Published: 10 November 2010

We have taken some of our troughs, the 12-inch on ground growing systems we use for tomatoes and cucumbers, off line for the winter. Due to the limited light in the Pacific Northwest (our greenhouse is also in a bit of a shaded location) the growth rate slows down substantially.

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Location: Kona, HI | Published: 28 October 2010

This last week a group of us took on the project of implementing design changes we came up with in order to simplify the entire system. Our greatest desire is that the FoodMachine™ be used across the world. We know one of the greatest challenges faced with the FoodMachine™ is making sure it is simple.

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Location: Kona, HI | Published: 18 September 2010

The other day the kids from the YWAM base school came up for a tour.  We taught them about the system and they each planted a seed and labeled it with their name.

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Location: Tacoma, WA | Published: 12 September 2010

At both of the FoodMachine locations we have one big tank that holds all of our fish. Within this large tank, we have pens that hold the different sized fish.

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