When you think of barriers to space colonisation what comes to mind? I’m sure, for many, the first thing that they think of won’t always be how we will feed ourselves.
However, anyone who has watched ‘The Martian’ will appreciate any lengthy stay on Mars dictates the need to be self-sustaining. This is exactly the challenge that Eden Grow Systems and their CEO, Bart Womack, are taking on head-first. Having licensed some exciting technology from NASA,
Bart joins us to talk about how he is trying to find a way to not only feed the planet we currently inhabit but to make sure we continue to eat the fruits and vegetable we know and love rather than bug paste and freeze dried rations.