12 Apr '11, 6pm

Coming soon, to a city near you: open-source agriculture via @grist

Coming soon, to a city near you: open-source agriculture via @grist

In terms of how we are using technology? Tools such as smart phones, which seem to be in the hands of everyone these days, can be used to collect more and better data about our food system in relatively non-intrusive ways. Just think if everyone was entering information about how much and what type of produce they consumed, how much water they used to water their gardens, or what they were growing in their community gardens? Having such data would allow us to get a much clearer picture of the local food systems around us and what our impacts are. But I think it's not too far off, given the new tools we're seeing.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/urban-agriculture/2011-04-12-coming-...

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