Maryville University is doing great things with their Leafy Green Machine! Their beautiful farm is co-operated by the university and Fresh Ideas, there food service company. When she’s not growing greens for the salad bar, Maryville’s resident farmer Olivia is guest lecturing at the school to teach students about hydroponics and sustainable agriculture. Read all about the Maryville farm!
Navigating the produce aisle has turned into an endless search for ‘pure’ fruits and vegetables free scary-sounding chemicals. We decided to take a look into the two most common types of chemicals found in our food to see if it’s worth paying the extra dollar for organic or locally-grown produce.
Our head of Client Services, David Harris, teamed up with his brother Travis to launch Brothers in Farms in Georgia! They discuss favorite crops, customer moments that have made their day, and the greatest challenges they have experienced since getting started.
Gen Z is leaving the comforts of home and heading to their college campuses of choice. As colleges and universities look to appeal to this new demographic, they can’t discount the importance that food will play in students’ matriculation decisions and on-campus engagement.
Introducing Grown by Freight Farms, our on-site farming subscription service. Our new service is designed to not only power a hyper-local CSA program, but also seamlessly integrate fresh greens into an existing foodservice operation. The best part? There’s no farmland or additional staff required.
Our farmers have learned a thing or two about successfully operating their hydroponic farms and building thriving businesses. We asked them to share some words of advice for people interested in becoming Freight Farmers…here's what they had to say!
We caught up with Lizzy of Bee’s Greens Company to learn more about her island farm and her mission to bring back local food production in Hawaii.
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!
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.
We talk to the Freight Farms team about how they make a small contribution to preserving the environment every day. Read about their easy lifestyle tweaks and the environmental ills they hope to overcome.
Have you accidentally killed every plant you’ve ever tried to grow? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. But now you can put your plant woes behind you with our comprehensive guide to growing anything, both traditionally and hydroponically!
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!
We caught up with Maria of HerbanLeaf Farms to learn more about the Timveos family farm in Parekklisia, Cyprus!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and other companies container farming with us.