Claire Reid, at 16, simplified food growing with her award-winning invention
Mike Wills interviewed Claire Reid, the Chief Impact Officer and founder of Reel Gardening, a patented gardening solution she's invented to simplify food growing.
Claire Reid was only 16 when she developed Reel Gardening in 2002.
In 2003 Claire Reid’s invention beat those of 28 contestants from other countries to win the Stockholm Junior Water Prize.
I was a 16 year old girl that was barely passing science. The concept of me becoming a businesswoman was quite absurd.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
Claire Reid’s invention uses 80% less water than traditional gardening methods as it requires water only at the exact location of each seed.
Scroll down for quotes from the video and audio below.
I’ve always been entrepreneurial.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
When I was 16 my parents said that they would buy my vegetables if I grew them at home.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
Reel Gardening enables you to plant efficiently.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
It costs R80 and you get everything you need in one box.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
We have the patent in a number of countries.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
We’re trying to do more of our sales online.Claire Reid, Reel Gardening
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Claire Reid, at 16, simplified food growing with her award-winning invention
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