MAKING SUSTAINABLE FOOD A REALITY

WHO ARE WE?

IPRO @ Illinois Tech
20172018
 

OVERVIEW

Urban agriculture creates the ability to develop more sustainable food production and significantly reduces energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas production while providing the community with fresher and safer fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Urban farming also produces jobs and helps develop collaborative and cohesive communities.

 

1200

square feet of growing area

92%

of greenhouse gases were reduced

2500

watts energy produced

75%

of water harvested from rain

OBJECTIVES

Use only renewable sources for power, and have little to no dependence on city water

Introducing innovative solutions to the agricultural industry that promote sustainable food production methods

Automating irrigation systems to reduce traffic by eliminating needs for manual irrigation

 

WHAT ARE WE UP TO?

IPRO 497: Innovative Automation Using Renewable Energy

Fall 2017Fall 2018

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