MyFarm: Online Farming Through Crowdsourcing

An ambitious new project challenges internet users around the world to run a real farm to help them appreciate how their food is produced.

If you thought that playing FarmVille and Harvest Moon were the closest you could get to real farming, consider an interesting idea from farming enthusiast Richard Morris: Why not invite internet users to run a real farm? MyFarm, a promising online farming project, targeted 10,000 online participants with the desire to reconnect with the process of producing food and eventually understand and appreciate various farming dynamics by voting once a month on how the farm — located at the National Trust’s Wimpole Estate — should be run. Check out the video below:

MyFarm

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