Doug is a designer, custom home builder, and licensed building contractor, with a unique perspective on architecture and green design, inspired by his passion as a world-renowned photographer. Dating back to his environmental work with mentor Ansel Adams, Doug has maintained a strong voice in advocating protection for the environment.
Throughout the over 50 custom homes that he has designed and built in Southern California, Doug has combined his distinctive blend of contemporary aesthetic and passion for nature—to reflect his holistic approach to the built environment.
Doug’s award winning artwork is featured in collections at museums around the world, some of which include the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Smithsonian Institute, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Doug is also an inventor, and holds patents on green building technologies, cameras, and lenses. Among his many other accomplishments, Doug is the founder of the No Strings Foundation, a charitable organization that provides grants to up-and-coming artists and green building designers.
The Incredibly Dedicated FIB Team
Everyone at FIB has a single-minded focus to deliver an amazingly fun and fulfilling experience for everyone. It has been a challenge to get here but the journey has forged an amazing team. We would like to give a special thanks to so many supporters, motivators, backers, team members, and advisors that helped us get to where we are today.
I want to thank all our friends, experienced gardeners, talented designers, prototype testing farmers, and most of all our families who put up with our late nights and constant discussions around Farm In A Box and growing vegetables, flowers, herbs, and medicinal plants over the past three years.
Douglas Busch, Wayne Pendrey, and Charles Little II
Farm In A Box Founders
Original Development Team: Douglas Busch, Wayne Pendrey, Adam Busch, and Charles Little II.
Original Design Team: Todd Metlen and Douglas Busch
Advisory/Legal Team: Stephen Knee, Lori Bruce, Andrew Behla, Charles Little II
A Very Special Thanks To:
Blue Ox Industrial for production design and prototyping;
Tracy Huston from Menlo for her expertise in all things growing;
Steven Ober for his experience in bringing so many products to market; so many more who gave of their time, support, and experience.