Maker Agriculture

Maker World - Submitted by A_G on Aug 12 2013

As the global cost of food rises steadily, citizens in suburbia will finally realize that lawns are a resource, as much a resource as mail delivery. In order to maximize productivity of lawns, suburban citizens will turk to maker science and hardware to engineer solutions that are scalable and personal- just like the maker movement itself. This will include building softwares and services to enable people to loan and rent lawn space.

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Support( 1 )
How would you expand or adapt this future in 2025?
A_G
Aug 12 2013
9:34 PM
This is an amazing idea... thinking about spatial scarcity in this way. How will makers contribute here?
Stakeholders( 1 )
Who would you need to bring together to make this future happen?
CrazyI
Aug 22 2013
10:28 PM
growers, locals businesses, retired people with free time, kids home from the summer.
Logistics( 1 )
What resources would you need to mobilize to make this future real?
CrazyI
Aug 22 2013
10:28 PM
Figure out how to get people willing to rent out each-other's lawns
Roadblocks( 1 )
What could get in the way of this future?
CrazyI
Aug 22 2013
10:29 PM
Local ordinances, cultural values against sharing, pesticide use