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About this project

Help kickstart an alternate future! 

You can help by pledging your pre-order for one of our Micro, Mini, or Food Machine Geodesic Dome kits OR Joining a community dome share project.

Easy to build Geo-Dome & Aquaponic Kits

  • Modular wood puzzle geodesic design anyone can build
  • Use as a dome home or aquaponic garden
  • The Food Machine is a modular kit anyone can understand
  • Secure honest food and home independence
  • Easily control bi-dome environment & grow in any climate
  • Portable and Modular design in micro to macro sizes
Organic power foods grow all year long.
Organic power foods grow all year long.

You can grow most anything in a bio-dome.

No GMO's        No Pesticides         No Chemicals        Know your food 

Grow with only 10% the water usage!

Support a Community Dome Share Project

Learn How 

Also contribute by getting our 3D Printer model files or a Straw Dome model that is fun and easy way to learn geodesics -natures math and structure.

This is a fun and easy way to become familiar with the geodesic dome construction proccess.
This is a fun and easy way to become familiar with the geodesic dome construction proccess.

MICRO AQUAPONIC KITS

Re-purpose your aquarium to be an Aquaponic Food Machine!

Adjustable to fit most aquariums.
Adjustable to fit most aquariums.

Baby, Couple, Family & Community Domes

FutureoftheFree.com is a fully community driven website ready to harness the power of people to create new ways of living. The Dome Kits and Aquaponic Kits will also be available and supported by our online community.

We need your support to launch our Community Supported Dome share projects; and we need to get fully equipped to produce the dome kits. This includes purchasing a ShopBot and additional drill presses, saws and most importatnly - some more helping hands.

Join our Community Dome Share Project or get your own Bio Dome Aquaponic Kit

We are starting by getting three local farms set up with our Community Dome Shares and the Learning Dome Living School. 

Easy DIY Gesdesic Bio Dome Kits
Easy DIY Gesdesic Bio Dome Kits

 It's a dome home too!

Geodesic-Dome-Home
Geodesic-Dome-Home
 

Geodesic Dome kits available in many sizes.


Intelligent Aquaponic Design

  • Weather and drought resistant geodesic domes.
  • Uses only 10% of the water as commercial growing.
  • Self sustaining Solar powered system.
  • Plants grow up to 50% faster in ideal conditions.

An open system for everyone everywhere. 

  • Build a Dome to take control of your food supply.
  • Support a local dome garden with a share pledge. 
  • Organic nutrient rich produce all year. 

Easy to build Modular Aquaponic kits. 


Micro aquaponic systems for smaller spaces.

Water flows in natural curves to retain water structure and results in ultra nutricious and delicious produce.
Water flows in natural curves to retain water structure and results in ultra nutricious and delicious produce.
  • Farm any fish that do well in your climate. Use Tilapia in your tank and get1 lb or bigger clean fish every 8 months. Use Goldfish if you want something quick and cheap to get started. 
  • Grow nearly anything inside a dome. Simply set the fan and vents to match your climate and season. Even grow bananas in the snow with magnetic polycarbonate panels and climate control.

A call to Northern California locals. 

Join a Community Dome Share Project

We are very happy to have connected with local folks that have the same vision and are willing to do the hard work it takes to make meaningful change. We are working with three non-profit's to build domes for their community gardens in San Jose, San Martin and Redding in Northern California. These aquaponic bio-domes will provide food and an exciting learning environment. 

Garden to Table: Renovated idle urban spaces into eight neighborhood gardens, Donated over 30,000 pounds of fruit to Central San Jose food pantries by harvesting neglected fruit trees, Started a 1 acre farm and have taught dozens of classes on gardening and nutrition to hundreds of San Jose residents.

Team Tierra: Builder of re-purposed wood creation and community farms serving families & restuarants in San Jose and San Martin, CA.  They'll be helping us make and builk the domes too! 

Garden of Hope: A wonderful project of Providence International that serves ar risk people by providing employment training, mentoring, and Hope for unemployed individuals.

A Learning Dome Living School is a sustainable aquaponic garden, in a geodesic dome, built on the most abundant materials and sustainable technologies.

Build in your school, neighborhood, or backyard! 

  • Nature's geometry & structure
  • Sustainable closed looped systems
  • Gardening, Aquaponics,  & Aquaculture
  • Community, Cooperation, & Creativity

Rewards

3D Printer files for making a test model.
3D Printer files for making a test model.
Straw Dome Model Kit
Straw Dome Model Kit
                       
Hemp Dome Shirts
Hemp Dome Shirts
Hemp Dome Hats
Hemp Dome Hats
Women's hemp T-Shirts
Women's hemp T-Shirts

 Special Thanks to:

  • The online community that shares a wealth of knowledge on geodesic domes and aquaponics. You are truly our core team.
  • Noel Murphy for supporting our project and producing our video. Noel is an American veteran Stand-up Comedian and a film director and producer of a one-man show Buckminster Fuller LIVE, playing futurist inventor Buckminster Fuller. He recently produced his second feature film: The Last Dymaxion: Buckminster Fuller's Dream Restored
  • Liquid Buddah Studios. Thanks to Goa Lobaugh for helping with our 3D Printed models and offering valuable insights. Goa animated the effects you see on Thrive and the HeartMath videos, and has worked with Alex Grey too.
  • Team Tierra: Thanks to Jose Anthony Rodriguez for lending his team of experts on Urban Agriculture and the connection to the San Martin farm and others... and working with Zach Lewis to coordinate the Community Dome Share execution.
  • Garden to Table: Zach Lewis - see his successful Kickstarter campaign - and most recently 3 acres of land were designated to Garden to Table for a community garden in downtown San Jose from Barry Swenson. We got a spot for a dome already.

BIG THANKS to all the incredible Santa Cruz and mountain locals dedicated to local gardens, aquaponics and all things good. It's the heart of the community that empowers us. 

The Back Story Kickstarter Video


Risks and challenges

The greatest risks and challenges for our project are in the production proccess. We will need to coordinate the time and materials while leaving some margin of error for the unexpected. As experienced wholesale importers and product developers (see ushempco.com) , we feel that we have enough experience to avoid most misteps. Sourcing materials and dealing with detailed production and marketing are not new to us.

Designing with materials that are ubiquitous throughout the world and easily substituted makes our task much simpler.

Shipping the products is an undertaking in itself. We've used our past domestic and international experience and contacts to prepare for a smooth fulfillment of our orders. Engaging with our community through our website will help us steer straight.

Our grasp of the latest technology (see websitewag.com) and online expertise will make the project go along without glitches.

The Community Supported Aquaponic Dome project is new and will be a challenge. We have partnered with local experts Team TIerra and Garden to Table to combine our experience and resources. This cooperation in building community dome's will support our success and be an example and template for other groups to follow. Any mistakes we encounter will serve to make us better for the next season. We learn continuously and post our pictures, videos, and insights online for everyones benefit.

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    Pledge your support and be the first to get the detailed how-to online documentation and instructional videos for the Aquaponic Food Machine AND Geodesic Dome Kit. Thank You!

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    Pledge your support and be the first to get the online documentaiton, how-to videos and upload of the 3D Printer CAD based dome blueprints. Print a scaleable mini model or create a real life dome with a ShopBot. Thank You!

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    Get Reward #3 plus: Get the Straw Dome Model kit and learn how to build a dome. Great for children and adults practicing for the real life dome build. Kit includes glue gun, glue sticks, scissors, straws, fuzzy tubes, and instrucitons. Many more thanks!

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    Make friends. If you can't build a system but want to be involved . . . come meet great new people that are working towards a better future too. We will extend a warm invite to our October 2014 Harvest Festival in the Santa Cruz Mountains. See the domes and enjoy great food, music and meet the Future of the Free family.

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    EARLY BIRD PRICE. 100 at this price! Nano System: up to 5 GALLON Micro Aquaponic System made of lifetime quality redwood grid beams adjustable to 12 inches wide to fit over a fish bowl or most 5 gallon tanks. Grow bed constructed of thick commercial food grade plastic grow bed. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Aquarium not included. Our eternal gratitude included

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    Nano System: up to 5 GALLON Micro Aquaponic System made of lifetime quality redwood grid beams adjustable to 12 inches wide to fit over a fish bowl or most 5 gallon tanks. Grow bed constructed of thick commercial food grade plastic grow bed. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Aquarium not included. Our eternal gratitude included.

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    EARLY BIRD PRICE. 100 at this price! 10 GALLON Micro Aquaponic System made of lifetime quality redwood grid beams adjustable to 20 inches wide for most 10 gallon tanks. Grow bed constructed of thick commercial food grade plastic grow bed. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Aquarium not included.
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    EARLY BIRD PRICE. 100 at this price! 20 GALLON Aquaponic Micro System made of lifetime quality redwood grid beams adjustable to 30 inches wide to fit most 20 gallon tanks. Grow bed constructed of commercial food grade plastic grow bed. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Aquarium not included. Our eternal gratitude included along with Reward #3 too.

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    30 to 125 GALLON Micro Aquaponic System made of lifetime quality redwood grid beams adjustable to fit over nearly all large tanks of 30 gallon plus up to 36 inches wide. Grow bed constructed of thick commercial food grade plastic grow bed. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Aquarium not included. Our eternal gratitude included.

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    Get one of the first HALF MINI AQUAPONIC SYSTEMS made of 2 lifetime quality food grade barrel grow beds. Comes with pump, timer, and tubing. Shelving system not included. Our eternal gratitude included along with Reward #3 too.

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    Get one of our MINI AQUAPONIC SYSTEMS made of 4 lifetime quality food grade barrel grow beds. Comes with pumps, timer, and tubing. Shelving system not included.
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    A CALL TO LOCALS! Help build a Community Dome. Help start the future in your neighborhood! Support the construction and the first season of our local Community Supported Aquaponic Dome network in Northern California. We will build a Learning Dome's with the Food Machine, surrounded by traditional gardens and fruit trees. Our farm network has started with arms in Downtown San Jose, Los Gatos Mountains and San Martin. Includes a weekly delivery of fresh vegetables and assorted seasonal fruits for 8 weeks.
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    THE BABY DOME: 12 ft diameter. Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Baby Dome's can produce enough food for 1-2 approximately. Also great as a play room, sauna, storage etc. Wood parts only. Hardware kits are available - but best to buy locally when possible.
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    DIMENSIONS: 12 ft diameter, 6 ft. height, 105 sq ft floor space. STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 3.279', 35 x B struts: 3.708' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, BASE:10 x 1' diameter.
    MATERIAL: Douglas Fir
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    THE COUPLES DOME: 16 ft diameter. Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Couple's Dome's can produce enough food for 2 approximately. Also great as a guest room, shop, studio, storage etc. Wood parts only. Hardware kits are available - but best to buy locally when possible.
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    DIMENSIONS: 16 ft diameter, 8 ft. height, 188 sq ft floor space. STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 4.372', 35 x B struts: 4.944' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, BASE: 10 x 1' diameter
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    THE ROOMY DOME: 24 ft diameter Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Roomy Dome's can produce enough food for a family of 4 approximately. Also great as a studio,shop, storage, conference room etc. Wood parts only. Hardware kits are available, but best to buy locally when possible.
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    DIMENSIONS: 24 ft diameter, 12 ft. height, 420 sq ft floor. STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 6.558', 35 x B struts: 7.416' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, 10 x Base: 1' diameter
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    A Complete Food Machine. 8 grow beds with Motor Fish Tank. Comes with everythig you need to put together an 8 grow bed Food Machine. Includes Intake, bell siphon and drainage assemblies. Also comes with end caps, timer and water tubing.
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    INCLUDES SHIPPING! PLUS you get a warm invite to our October 2014 Harvest Festival in the Santa Cruz Mountains. See the domes and enjoy great food, music and meet the Future of the Free family.

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    THE BIG DOME: 30 foot diameter. Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Big Dome is great fo feed a family of 5 approximately. Great shelter, workshop, play room etc. Hardware kits are available, but best to buy locally when possible. Consult local building code authorities before using as a dome home.

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    DIMENSIONS: 30 ft diameter, 15 ft. height, 420 sq ft floor STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 8.198', 35 x B struts: 9.270' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, 10 x Base: 1' W MATERIAL: Douglas Fir. - - -
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    THE GREAT DOME: 40 foot diameter. Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Great Dome's can produce enough food for a family of 7 approximately. Also great as a medium sized home, large workshop or party room etc. Wood parts only. Hardware kits are available, but best to buy locally when possible.
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    DIMENSIONS: 40 ft diameter, 20 ft. height, 1175 sq ft floor STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 10.931', 35 x B struts: 12.361' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, 10 x Base: 1' diameter
    MATERIAL: Kiln Dried Spruce Pine Fir. - - -
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    THE TRIBE DOME: 50 foot diameter. Get one of the first modular wood dome kits! Add an aquaponic kit and the Tribe Dome's can produce enough food for a small tribe of 12 approximately. Also great as a family home, large shop, aircraft hangar, gathering hall etc. Wood parts only. Hardware kits are available, but best to buy locally when possible.
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    DIMENSIONS: 50 ft diameter, 25 ft. height, 1836 sq ft floor. STRUTS: 30 x A struts: 13.663', 35 x B struts: 15.451' HUBS: 10 x Hexagon, 6 x Pentagon, 10 x Base: 1' diameter
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    Consult local building code authorities before laying your foundation and building your dome home.

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    Get a complete Geodesic Modular Bio Dome Aquaponic Kit. This is the COUPLE'S DOME and the FOOD MACHINE. Includes Reward #13 and #15 combined.Our eternal gratitude included along with Reward #4 too.
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    PLUS you get a warm invite to our October 2014 Harvest Festival on the Summit of Los Gatos Mountains! Top of the world views of the Pacific Ocean and Silicon Valley. See the domes and enjoy great food, music and meet the Future of the Free family.

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    Get a complete Geodesic Modular Bio Dome Aquaponic Kit. This is the BIG DOME and 2 FOOD MACHINES. Includes Reward #13 x 2 and #16 combined. Our eternal gratitude included along with Reward #4 too.
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Funding period

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