We’ve already seen 3D printed food, but it’s an area that has a long way to go before it’s anywhere close to being considered a mainstream tool for the culinary market. With that said, 3D printing has already touched another area related to food, an area which could really benefit from the technology immediately: that of food production.
We’ve already extensively covered the 3D printed hydroponics system called 3DPonics. They are changing the way people think about growing their own vegetables with the help of an open source community of 3D printing enthusiasts. Additionally, last month we coveredNatural News’ new Food Rising initiative to transform the availability, safety, and production methods of food and medicine around the world.
This weekend at the Health Freedom Expo in Naples, FL, Natural News unveiled additional details pertaining to their Food Rising initiative, a mini-farm grow box with 3D printable components. Officially to be announced tomorrow, the Food Rising initiative features free designs for a food production system which features easily attainable as well as 3D printable components. This new technology is able to produce food at extremely low costs, without the need for power, making it perfect for both the developed and developing world. Some of the key benefits of the system are as follows: … (read more)