Growing Good Vibes: Container Farming For More Than Profit

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Growing Good Vibes: Container Farming For More Than Profit

We’re highlighting just five amazing non-profits who are harnessing the power of growing food to empower individuals, nurture bodies, and unify communities. Learn more about their container farming projects! Featuring: Second Harvest Heartland, Cass Community and Ford Motors, The Root Farm, Rally House Farms, and DreamTree Farms.

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Freight Farmer Q&A: HerbanLeaf Farms

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Freight Farmer Q&A: HerbanLeaf Farms

We caught up with Maria of HerbanLeaf Farms to learn more about the Timveos family farm in Parekklisia, Cyprus! Maria tells us about how her family got involved with Freight Farms, how her and her daughter grow produce that is normally foreign to Cyprus, and how they overcame their challenges in the farm.

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Freight Farms Brings Greens to the Big Apple

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Freight Farms Brings Greens to the Big Apple

A Freight Farms container arrived suddenly at the bustling intersection of Houston and Lafayette in the early morning of April 30th, bringing something futuristic and unexpected to a previously empty parking lot. The farm will be on display until May 13th to promote the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival on May 8th-10th.

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Very Local Greens

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Very Local Greens

One of the best things of being part of the Freight Farms team is talking to our farmers and hearing about their successes, customers, and challenges as they pursue a variety of container farming ventures. In our latest Freight Farmer Q&A, we caught up with Phil of Very Local Greens to learn more about his new farm in Halifax, Canada! 

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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

The "lost" generation of farmers isn't lost: It just look different from the farmers of the 20th century. 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: Introduction to Freight Farms, Introduction to Hydroponics, Inside the Leafy Green Machine, Building a Successful Brand and Business, and the Team Behind the Machine. 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 actually pretty easy!

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From Norway to Cyprus: The Container Farmers of Europe

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From 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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When The Growing Gets Tough, Call Dave

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When The Growing Gets Tough, Call Dave

One of our guests in the latest webinar was Dave from the Client Services (CS) team. We chatted with him in the hopes to get to know him, his role, and how he helps our customers succeed on a day-to-day basis. Many of our customers are new to hydroponic farming when they get their farm. Dave is a great resource: With the help of farmhand® data, he can work with you to troubleshoot and resolve any issues you might have in your container farm.

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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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Container Farming On Campus

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Container Farming On Campus

At Freight Farms, we've worked with over a dozen campuses to integrate hydroponic produce into dining services. Read on as we explore all the ways a Leafy Green Machine can transform your campus culture and identity.

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