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GrowMars GreenMoon

Passive expanding life sustaining functional carbon negative structures and process for food production and to sustain life in space.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

DIY Service LLC

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small company (under 50 employees)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Single Owner

Website of Legally Registered Entity

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 1-3 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Tampa, FL

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

United States of America

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Moon, Mars

What country is your selected Place located in?


Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

Allows expansion of life without displacement of Earth species. 

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

There is water and carbon on Moon and Mars, you have nothing and need the basics. 

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?


Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Socio-political, who will own, operate and benefit. 

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Massively crowdfunding. No single owner had more than $8 equity. 

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

Spartan but prideful. 

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Puts the means of basic life sustaining capability directly in hands of operators and allows for expansion. Include advances to synthetic biology and you can have a high minimum quality of life, and on top of that make it as simple or complicated as desired.  

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • LinkedIn


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