Impact at Scale sat down for a coffee with Matthew Howe, Founder of Grobrix. Grobrix offers an innovative urban farming service for businesses. Grobrix is a Lego-inspired, modular growing system that seamlessly integrates into any office environment. The company takes care of everything, from installation and maintenance to harvesting the crops, allowing employees to enjoy the benefits of fresh, local produce without the hassle.

Matthew, a former banker who turned his passion for sustainability into a thriving business, sees that Grobrix is more than just a convenient source of greens. It's a powerful tool for promoting sustainability, health, and employee engagement. In a world increasingly disconnected from our food source, Grobrix fosters a sense of connection with where our food comes from.

Some of the topics that Mathew Covered:

  • From Finance to Farming
  • Design inspiration from Lego
  • Beyond Convenience: Sustainability and Impact
  • The Future of Urban Farming

Some other titles we considered for this episode:

  1. A cross between a gardener and a personal trainer
  2. Making everyone an urban farmer

Read the best-effort transcript below (This technology is still not as good as they say it is…):