Charles Ostman describes the amazing potential of hydroponic gardening

Charles Ostman encourages listeners to grow food locally using hydroponics and vertical farming – modern versions of the Victory Gardens popular during WWII.

Charles Ostman is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Global Futures, a consulting group that provides strategic research and analysis for Fortune 500 companies and institutions worldwide.

An active contributor to the Millennium Project for Global Futures Studies and Research, Charles has devoted over 30 years of his professional career working in state-of-the-art electronics, materials science, advanced computing, and artificial intelligence.

High tech companies that have benefited from his knowledge and technical expertise include GTE Lenkurt, Litton Industries, Lucas Films, Phoenix Laser Systems, NanoThinc, Omni Scientific Instruments, and Evolutionary Networks.

He is the author of numerous technical papers and participates in a wide variety of international conferences and seminars.

Click here to listen to an excerpt of Charles Ostman’s Aug. 26, 2011 appearance on the radio program when he was a featured guest with Richard C. Hoagland.

The Millennium Project
The Millennium Project was founded in 1996 after a three-year feasibility study with the United Nations University, Smithsonian Institution, Futures Group International, and the American Council for the UNU. It is now an independent non-profit global participatory futures research think tank of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
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American Hydroponics
American Hydroponics provides state-of-the-art crop performance products and services for people to grow crops successfully, year round for pleasure and profit in any environment with an emphasis on conserving resources.

General Hydroponics
Major manufacturer of hydroponic equipment, supplies and nutrients, distributed through dealers worldwide.

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The Vertical Farm Project
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