Growlab: Grow your own food challenge with Raspberry Pi #PiDay #Growlab #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi

Growlab is a global contest to grow seeds and share your progress with a Raspberry Pi.

How it works

  1. Read the launch blog post: Join the Grow Lab Challenge.
  2. Decide you’re taking part by sending a PR and adding yourself to the “Growlab Technicians” section below.
  3. Find or buy the required components for the experiments you want to take part in (read all of this file to learn more)
  4. Build your own #growlab using one of the designs, or customize it. And start growing and recording a time lapse.
  5. Use the #growlab hashtag and share as many pictures as you like.
  6. Send a Pull Request and link to each Tweet to unlock each level.
  7. At the conclusion of the growing period, we’ll send some prizes from OpenFaaS Ltd and Pimoroni to entries at random for different tiers.

Note: Growlab 2021 concludes Sunday 3rd October to mark Harvest Festival in the United Kingdom.

Prizes to be provided by: OpenFaaS Ltd and Pimoroni.

The hardware

Raspberry Pi components:

See the video below, their GitHub page, and this blog post.


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