It seems that a lot of people are going organic these days. With everyone becoming so health-conscious it seems the market for these products is literally bursting at the seams. It is a costly endeavor and can be fairly prohibitive for many. Enter Natufia, the self-contained hydroponic growing system meant for home use. It uses ultra-violet light and comes with starter seeds.
The clear box is designed to hold a watering and fertilization system. It is fairly small and can produce up to 2 salads a day. It hooks up to your water like your dishwasher, which allows for "water in, water out." The tray at the bottom of the unit holds your starter seedlings and the also balances the pH of your water.
At present, the delivery is running at about 4 months with a pricetag of $13,500, with a down payment of
Interview by Scott Ertz of F5 Live: Refreshing Technology for the Tech Podcast Network.
Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLUGHITZ Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the rhythm game community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and helping with ROBOTICON Tampa Bay. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors, currently housed at AMRoC Fab Lab.