Grow your lunch in a hydroponics garden in the office!


Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. This way offices can have indoor gardens for vegetables and plants, and without soil there will be a lower chance to have any worms and bugs inside the office buildings. Also, this method takes up lesser space compares to other planting methods. Researches have proven that adding a touch of green to a work space carries proven wellness benefits, from boosting productivity to purifying the air.

Employees can grow their own veggies at the designated area in the garden; they can easily grow their own plants with just mineral nutrient solutions which can be ordered in the Plantastic app! It can be a very great get-your-mind-off-work break when employees go visit and nurture their plants. Also, when the veggies are fully grown, the Plantastic app will send notifications to their smartphones to remind them it's time to reap their plants. Employees can either choose take the vegetables home or make it into their lunch salads. The workers in the cafeteria will receive orders that send from the Plantastic app system. If an employee has decided to take the veggies home, then the cafeteria's workers will help package the vegetables and have it ready to go. And if an employee has decided to make the veggies into his lunch salad, he then can select other ingredients in the app to add it into his salad.

Which target group is your concept for?

The knowledge worker

How does digitization & connectivity create a unique eating experience?

Employees get to use an app to grow their own vegetables at work, and it helps to create a sustainable green environment in a work space. Researches have proven that looking at green elements is good for our eyes, so having this little indoor garden in an office can benefit employees' eyesight too. This can also make sure employees have good amount of vegetables in their meals regularly, which helps them to maintain in a good health condition.

What other amazing features does your concept offer?

The Plantastic app will show the life span of the plant, and it can also track the planting history. People can share their planting advises and photos within the Plantastic community, and they can also order the mineral nutrient solutions in the nutrients market!

What is the core idea behind your campus food experience?

It provides employees a fun planting environment and easy planting experience in an office. It benefits employees physically, and help stress release.

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