Don Tobul started OD Greens in 2018 to combine hydroponic gardening with his experience as a mental health professional. As a veteran himself, Don saw the opportunity to use container farming as a platform for a business that helps fellow vets gain meaningful work experience and re-assimilate into civilian life through therapeutic farm work.
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!
Grown by Freight Farms helps everyone get local food with zero headaches.
Introducing the Greenery. Inspired by nearly a decade of container farming experience, our latest model combines brand new components in the same 320 sq. ft. footprint to bring you unprecedented yields, efficiency, and automation.
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2019 is the year to become your own boss, find the perfect work-life balance, achieve that coveted ‘active’ lifestyle, and bring food reform to your neighborhood.
Last year our farms went where no farms have gone before! Here are the best Freight Farms statistics from 2018.
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Surprised? We can understand why, the office isn’t the usual place to get great greens. Our new farming service flips this assumption on it’s head. Learn why Grown by Freight Farms will quickly become your new favorite work perk!
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!