“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” ...Read More: Cultivating Thumbs of All Colors
Category: collaborative gardening, CrowdCropping, home gardening, marketplaces & regions, Uncategorized, urban gardening
In this mornings Washington post, a provoking article on a possible challenge to home gardeners… “Jackson County, Oregon, has just joined the small but growing ranks of “GE-free zones” in the U.S., which prohibit the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s at least the eighth county in the...Read More: Genetically Safe gardens?
Category: collaborative gardening, CrowdCropping, FarmIT, home gardening, innovations and products, Uncategorized, urban gardening
Hi all! Thanks for the kind words Mike! I love the idea of miniroots.com. I am almost a 30 year veteran of IT, networks and telecom as well as a Navy Vet. I have spent more time that I want to inside dark cold datacenter rooms. I needed a...Read More: Farm IT, with James Gorman’s Farm
As one of our leaders on the crowdcrop development team, Bruce Milligan, shares his background from helping build the first one of a kind game Civilization for fun to developing serious games for serious customers. Making gardening easy is only half the battle, we know it needs to be...Read More: Bruce – When the game of gardening is serious business!
Bruce Milligan and I took our lunchtime around the nations capitol to sum up what we’re doing to change the world at miniroots and with crowdcropping. Any ideas to make these vids more informative and fun are welcome! If you’ve got a good example of crowdcropping, please post it...Read More: how miniroots changes the way you get your food
Every small step we take can make a difference. I was struck by how our movement to change the world by “making it so easy that everyone can easily be a gardener” is aligned with the vision outlined of Billions in Change! This great video resonates with our goal...Read More: The roots of “Billions in Change”
It’s great to know that we’ve got a steady hand on the web infrastructure for MiniRoots as well as the sharp mind of Rob Milligan – all the way out in Washington! Rob volunteers as our web master and WordPress guru. Rob noted: This is a really cool idea...Read More: Rob’s got miniroots’ tech farming plotted
It’s becoming a more frequent sighting, tech gurus that take solace and refuge from IT in their local gardening efforts. James Gorman is an avid farmer (post your chicken and crop pics James!), father, navy vet, and IT guru. James and is responsible for getting our MiniRoots technology ship...Read More: Farm IT, with James Gorman
It’s great to have Curtis Marchand joining our team as research lead and content curator! Curtis is currently a Senior at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He is pursuing an English degree with a minor in Business – Entrepreneurship. He is a pitcher on the Baseball team and has...Read More: Curtis curates many roots at MiniRoots!
Bruce joins miniroots movement and brings his extensive game and product management experience – all the way back from the original Civilization strategy game to serious games and gamification projects fo DoD, Medstar, and related enterprises. Bruce once had his own home garden, where things got a bit carried...Read More: Bruce is eager to grow the crowdcropping team