Project

OpenAg EDU

MIT Media Lab, Open Agriculture Initiative

Today's students have grown up in a world of rapidly evolving technology, and they are natural-born experimenters, programmers, and tinkerers. By introducing OpenAg™  Food Computers into the education context, including in schools and museums, we hope to inspire and empower the high-tech farmers of the future. 

Interested in bringing Food Computers to your classroom, museum, or community center?

Join our forum and meet other educators who are already growing new farmers in their classrooms

Build a Food Computer

  • Visit the OpenAg Wiki page to get more details about where our research stands with Personal Food Computers, including access to the latest version of the open source hardware, software, and data. 
  • Build an MVP PFC! Developed by OpenAg Community members on the OpenAg Forum, this minimalist PFC is the “first truly community derived device” for OpenAg.
  • Build a Foam Farm! This shorter duration a… View full description

Today's students have grown up in a world of rapidly evolving technology, and they are natural-born experimenters, programmers, and tinkerers. By introducing OpenAg™  Food Computers into the education context, including in schools and museums, we hope to inspire and empower the high-tech farmers of the future. 

Interested in bringing Food Computers to your classroom, museum, or community center?

Join our forum and meet other educators who are already growing new farmers in their classrooms

Build a Food Computer

  • Visit the OpenAg Wiki page to get more details about where our research stands with Personal Food Computers, including access to the latest version of the open source hardware, software, and data. 
  • Build an MVP PFC! Developed by OpenAg Community members on the OpenAg Forum, this minimalist PFC is the “first truly community derived device” for OpenAg.
  • Build a Foam Farm! This shorter duration activity is suitable for high school, but can be adapted for younger ages. Piloted in 2016 with the National Geographic Student Expeditions
Research Topics
#environment #learning