UN SDG #2 Zero Hunger UN SDG #2
UN SDG #12 Responsible Consumption and Production UN SDG #12

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Innovating agriculture with hydroponics

Hydroponics uses 90% less water and 70% fewer nutrients than traditional soil. This means people can grow food in healthier more sustainable way.

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Innovating agriculture with hydroponics

Hydroponics uses 90% less water and 70% fewer nutrients than traditional soil. This means people can grow food in healthier more sustainable way.
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Hydroponics is scalable and suitable for everyone, from someone aiming at self-sufficiency, to independent farmers. With resources and land becoming limited due to climate change and devastation, we need to start exploring alternatives for agriculture that can help feed the millions of people going hungry each day. Hydroponics is one solution that could revolutionize how we think of producing food.

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Flux is currently beta-testing Eddy, a smart device that helps consumers grow healthier and safer food effectively using hydroponics. The system includes hardware, a cloud platform and a robust, AI back end, which uses machine learning to help ordinary people grow food with the yield of an expert.

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