Farm from a box

Farm from a box

Farm from a box

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • A fully integrated farming unit
  • Sustainable crops for food security
  • Income generation
  • Shipping container
  • 2 acre plot of land
  • Feed 150 people
  • A complete diet every year
  • The technology will unfold
  • Best practices and technology
  • A customized unit
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Provide power
  • Labor saving technologies
  • It is engineered to optimize available water resources
  • Conserve water
  • Boost crop production
  • Extend the local growing season
  • The community’s living standards will be improved
  • Dependent on food aid
  • Overcome challenges with self-sufficiency and empowerment

Community Farming Reinvented

Farm from a Box provides communities with the tools required to grow their own food and earn an income. Built from a modified shipping container, each unit contains a complete ecosystem of smart farm technologies to enhance agricultural productivity; from renewable power and micro-drip irrigation, to Information and Communications Technology. Read more HERE


Two men. One boat. The Atlantic Ocean.

Two men. One boat. The Atlantic Ocean.

[Calume Creasy]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • There are dangers
  • It’s not as bad as people think
  • If we are caught in a storm
  • If we do get in trouble
  • From a family point of view
  • Friends or loved ones
  • Worst case scenario
  • Saying goodbye was pretty pretty tough
  • That is the goal we set
  • We are in the driving seat
  • We’ve signed up for it
  • Just over 3.000 miles
  • It should take between 50 and 70 days
  • Friendship to me is having someone who you can trust massively
  • When the sun is going down
  • Hear the strokes of the oars
  • The feeling of complete freedom and solidarity
  • I’m about to row 3.000 miles across The Atlantic

“February 14, 2016 – We made it.”

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