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The first indoor hydroponics garden that actually gives harvest every single day. Any culinary herb now at hand.
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GrowChef is the future of domestic crop cultivation. You just place a pod into a slot, press the button and you have a constant supply of fresh greens coming your way.

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Three levels made the device more compact, but herewith gave 51 plants enough space for the fastest growth, which allows harvesting greens every day.

With automated lighting and a hydroponic system that are optimised for plant growth, anyone can grow crops even someone who has never seen how greens grow before.

An average pod of salad costs you about 1,5€ while the one you grow at home would be only 0,5€ That saves you about 360€ a year

51 pods are shipped with the GrowChef (17 lettuce pods, 17 spinach pods and a "Mixed" box of different herbs). Place the pods, pour in the nutrient solution and go!

Besides the pods, the subscriptions includes a monthly dose of nutrient solution. 

The pods are reusable. So, if you actually wish to plant something different yourself, then all you need to get from the store is some vermiculite and seeds of the desired herbs. Don't forget to clean the pods before planting new herbs.

Besides the herbs that we offer and that we’ve grown, you can also plant and experiment with much more!  

At the moment these 8 plants are available with a subscription. These are the ones that we have already tested on GrowChef.

  •  Healthy and fresh food always on your table 
  • You get your vitamins every day. You can’t forget to buy lettuce for dinner, because it’s growing at home 
  • GrowChef is not just about food, it’s also about saving, now it’s cheaper to grow greens yourself than it is to buy them

We have put a lot of effort into making the majority of details reusable and replaceable. For example, if you need to change the configuration (like replacing the LEDs) then you need not buy a new device.

Weight (Empty): 3.9 kg

Water Capacity: 10.9 Liters

Number of Pods: 51

Lights: Full-Spectrum LED Lighting

Connections: USB, WiFi 802.11/b/g/n (WiFi Dongle)

Water Pump: 12V Water Pump

Waterproof: Yes 

We are a brand new company called GrowChef. Our team includes an environment protector, a passionate gardener, a huge fan of technological gadgets and a healthy-eating mother of two. This explains why we came up with GrowChef – a project that combines all our interests in one awesome device.

Why are we here?

Although we have a perfectly working prototype, we still need your help to make this idea become a reality and launch a full industrial production of GrowChef - the first indoor hydroponics garden that actually gives harvest every single day!

                                            

Risks and challenges

We have fully established relationships with our manufacturers and have worked with them for over 2 years. During this period they have always been honest with us, and we will always be honest with you. Unexpected hiccups can happen along the way and if they do we will always be open and upfront about it. We know how important transparency is and we commit to always keeping you in the loop about the status of our campaign.

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    Early Bird 17% Discount

    The package will include a GrowChef + 51 ready-to-use pods.

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    Early Bird + 3 Refill 13% Discount

    The package will include a GrowChef + 51 ready-to-use pods and a refill subscription for 3 months (153 pods).

    Nice deal - Save €35 from MSRP €271

    Includes:
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