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How to Build and Run a PFCv2.x*

*Update March 2018: Please note that MIT OpenAg at the Media Lab has paused research on this version, and while these build resources remain available here and on our GitHub, MIT OpenAg can’t support community members’ individual builds of this versions. If you're building this version (or your own modification of this version!), let us know! For more details, see this community forum post.

Getting Started


Software ("openag_brain")

Core system:

Database (the "Open Phenome Library")


  • Arduino firmware for sensors and actuators. openag_brain automatically handles fetching, compiling and flashing firmware for your given sensor configuration.

Web User Interface (UI)

  • openag_ui: a web-based UI for controlling the Personal Food Computer that can be served from the single-board computer.
pfc_resources.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/11 16:30 by rbaynes