How do we feed 7 billion people?

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How do we feed 7 billion people?

We explore the technological advancements that transformed agriculture over the past 300 years and made it possible for over seven billion people to populate our planet! From the creation to antibiotics, to the home refrigerator, we see what the agriculture industry did right, what it did wrong, and how modern technology is working on sustainable agricultural solutions.

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Freight Farming Over Freight Shipping: Bringing Local Back to the Island

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Freight Farming Over Freight Shipping: Bringing Local Back to the Island

Can modern container farming technology reduce island dependence on imported food? We believe it can! First, however, we need to be able to understand the problem at hand: a lack of local, on-island food production due to space, climate, and weather restrictions. As a result, many island nations rely on imported food that degrades the local culture and with unhealthy food products. The Leafy Green Machine is perfectly poised to alleviate many of these issues and re-invigorate local farming.

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Every Day is World Environment Day at Freight Farms

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Every Day is World Environment Day at Freight Farms

World Environment Day celebrates global efforts to increase and encourage awareness and action for the protection of our environment! We decided to talk to the Freight Farms team about how they make a small contribution to preserving the environment every day. Read all about their easy lifestyle choices and the environmental ills they hope to overcome.

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We Just Became B.GOOD's Latest Local Supplier

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We Just Became B.GOOD's Latest Local Supplier

We’re two Boston-born companies championing local food and stressing the importance of small farms. B.GOOD is always looking for more ways to source locally throughout the year, but with a climate like New England that can be tough. So we came up with a new solution.

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We Found the 'Lost' Generation of Farmers

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We Found the 'Lost' Generation of Farmers

We explore farmers of the 21st century, a generation of young and tech-savvy farmers that are going to feed the world in new and unexpected ways. From Square Roots in Brooklyn, to Amazon, to Freight Farms, to NASA, the future of farming is looking bright.

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PHOTO: Freight Farms Open House

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PHOTO: Freight Farms Open House

On March 30th, 2018, we opened up our new office for our prospective farmers! Guests were able to get to know the Freight Farms team and participate in five different sessions. View our photo blog!

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Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

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Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

Let's talk nutrients! Sounds complicated, right? Well, we won’t lie, there are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Leafy Green Machine™ is easy!

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Norway to Cyprus: The Container Farmers of Europe

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Norway to Cyprus: The Container Farmers of Europe

Just over a year after the Leafy Green Machine™ first launched in Europe, we're seeing widespread success of container farming in a variety of markets. From Norway to Cyprus, these diverse Freight Farmers have two things in common: a passion for growing and an abundance of leafy greens!

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Meet The Women Changing the Farm-to-Table Movement

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Meet The Women Changing the Farm-to-Table Movement

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women farmers, entrepreneurs, leaders, and disruptors who inspire us every day. These women have gone above and beyond to bring positive change to food and agriculture in communities all over the world!

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Anyone Can Farm, Here's How!

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Anyone Can Farm, Here's How!

We recently sat down with our Client Services (CS) team to get to know them, their roles, and how they help our customers succeed in their hydroponic container farming ventures.

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Successful Container Farming Secret Weapons

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Successful Container Farming Secret Weapons

Whether you're running a small business, serving students on campus, or urban farming, you're probably coming into your container farm venture with little experience in growing hydroponically. Luckily, we have a secret weapon.

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