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How hydroponics will save us and Nanny will help

7 Sep 2016|Environment|

In startups events, so many companies start their pitch asserting epically that they will be changing the world, that they have become a cliche. Well maybe easyponic will change it, maybe not, but hydroponics and indoor farming certainly will. They solve many problems of traditional farming: 90% water use reduction Less pesticides on the food [...]

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Alternative local substrate: volcanic rock

26 Aug 2016|Environment|

When analyzing pros and cons of substrates with a wider perspective, we should also consider the carbon footprint. Substrates produced far away have to be transported over long distances, which is costly for the environment. A typical example is coconut fiber, that is produced mainly in India or Sri Lanka and then shipped to America [...]

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The way to the sustainability: my grain of sand.

17 Aug 2016|Environment|

I know that many people think that progress is necessarily incompatible with the preservation of the environment. I do not think so, I think we have time to pursue a sustainable development, which use technological advances to produce resources more efficient, clean and environmentally friendly way. Introduction of beehives of bumblebees to improve the tomato [...]

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First batch of Nannies sent

9 Aug 2016|nanny|

We are celebrating here: The last Nanny of the first batch has just been sent. Beta testers should be receiving them this week or the next one. This is awesome because it marks a big milestone for Nanny; it’s growing up. Up until now, all the beta testing has been done by friends or in-house. [...]

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What does hydroponics have in common with PCs?

3 Aug 2016|Hydroponics|

When I started learning about hydroponics it soon became clear its extraordinary transformative potential. Growing everywhere, adapting to different conditions, water saving… If used wisely, it can improve many people’s lives. It should be more widely deployed yet it is so unknown. Maybe it is because the technology was not up to the task, or [...]

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A possible future

27 Jul 2016|Hydroponics|

Imagine being in a future city. The air is clean, the streets are full of life, with trees, birds, happy people and ubiquitous robots doing their chores. People move around in driverless electric buses enjoying their free time because artificial intelligences and robots do much of the work. How is your food produced? Most of [...]

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Hydroponics to the people

18 Jul 2016|Hydroponics, nanny|

When we see how urban farming is being developed and becoming part of our cities, one question that comes up is: who is going to own and operate the production systems? Big corporations or individuals and local companies? Which one do you prefer? I personally wouldn’t like big companies to be the sole owners of [...]

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Do you want a super cheap Nanny?

11 Jul 2016|Hydroponics, nanny|

Do you really want to try out Nanny but you cannot afford the price? Join our beta testing program and help us improving Nanny. We are offering 20 Nannies at half price. The only thing we ask in exchange is that you actually use it and talk to us about your experience. What do you [...]

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The shop is now open

4 Jul 2016|Hydroponics, nanny|

Beginning today, you can buy a Nanny for your hydroponic culture if you live in USA, Mexico or Canada. Other countries are coming soon. If you live in a different country, just write us to info (at) easyponic.com, and we will try to serve your order. Some of you have been following us for some time, and [...]

My indoor tomatoes. Learnings

24 Jun 2016|Hydroponics, nanny|

These weeks I have been sharing my experiences growing indoor tomatoes. While the purpose of this experiment was to learn about Nanny, I got more than what I expected. I am reserving the experience of using a Nanny for next week; today I will write about other things I learned. The one mistake I will [...]

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