Farm Hack: An Open Source Community for Resilient Agriculture
If you have ever been involved in small scale farming, you’ve probably had to rely on a lot of old or custom made equipment. Most farming related innovation is targeted toward large commercial operations, so that leaves farmers that run small sustainable farms to fend for themselves. Farm Hack is a community of farmers that have banded together to fix that problem by sharing their ideas and innovations.
Farm Hack aims to nurture the development, documentation, and manufacture of farm tools for resilient agriculture. We exist as an infrastructure, providing an online platform for community-based sharing and collaborative research. Individuals and organizations, non-profits and businesses alike, are invited to participate and represent themselves.
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