NatGeo’s The Plate: An Interview with Randy Komisar

October 24, 2015

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World Food Day Launch!

October 16, 2015

In celebration of World Food Day, the Open Agriculture Initiative is officially launching! We are releasing our build video and instructions, the code to operate the systems, and our user interface. Take a look behind the scenes to see what it takes to get a Personal Food Computer up and running! Our hope is that […]

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DIY: Dearborn STEM Academy builds their own Food Computer

September 23, 2015

This week we went to Dearborn STEM Academy and delivered a food computer… in pieces. That’s because the class we we were delivering to was full of budding engineers who were going to build it themselves. While most of our deliveries have started with “oohs” and “ahhs,” this Food Computer looked a little less impressive […]

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Charlestown High School delivery with Ryan Duffy

September 21, 2015

With three food computers already up and running in schools around Boston, we continued our deliveries with some special guests by our side. On our fourth delivery – to Charlestown High School – we were joined by VICE’s Ryan Duffy and his film crew who were shooting documentary-style for an upcoming episode of their new […]

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NatGeo’s The Plate: Interview with Christine Day

September 18, 2015

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Delivery! Food computers launch in first three schools.

September 18, 2015

3… 2… 1… LAUNCH! This week at  the Open Agriculture Initiative we began the process of dropping off the first official round of OA Food Computers, starting at Franklin D. Roosevelt K-8 in Boston, William H. Lincoln School in Brookline, and Shady Hill School in Cambridge.  At the first classroom launch in Lincoln School, the […]

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