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Adam
adam-smallhold
Feb 10 2019
2

Yeah you’re right, the cooling/climate is the most energy intensive component, but if you could imagine we aren’t actually bringing the temp up or down that far, but just far enough. We don’t need to run a compressor often enough to make it cold but we do need to cool it on occasion during the summer, or if the farm’s Read more

Feb 10 2019
1

Yeah we have a pretty advanced humidification system in the Minifarms. Co2 monitoring and airflow, light etc. If you’re interested in building systems you should 1) learn about mushrooms/cultivation by reading some Stamets books/visiting forums and then 2) Just start building with 2x4's and tubs.

Feb 10 2019
2

Haha, I wish. Baby steps for us, we’re going to navigate retail first. For now, you can actually get Back to the Roots mushroom kits to grow at home. Quality products. If you want a commercial system to grow and sell to local businesses though, it would certainly fit in your place.

Feb 7 2019
26

Hi, this is Adam, one of Smallhold’s cofounders. I don’t mind talking about it. We flush the blocks once and then compost them. Browns are actually really hard to come by in NYC, so it’s a welcome addition to the compost piles around here. We moved from using a hauler to using one of the only truly local compost Read more