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.
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.
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.
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!
The greatest determining factor in succeeding or failing in your New Year’s resolution is being explicit with your goals. This year, make your New Year's resolution: "I will become a Freight Farmer in 2018".
Incorporating a Leafy Green Machine into dining services is a fantastic way to demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, as well as engage with students around food and promote nutrition and wellness.
Zach Bain of Lowell Lettuce launched his urban farm in the summer of 2016 in Lowell, Massachusetts, and is growing mini-head lettuce, kale, wasabi arugula, and salad mix year-round. Zach is an urban farmer, entrepreneur, and marketing consultant all rolled into one.
Do you like the concept of becoming a Freight Farmer, but aren't sure how to get the most out of your Leafy Green Machine? We compiled a taste of some of the great ideas our farmers are using to cultivate fresh produce, while also doing good.
Kimbal Musk has a new business idea and it's called Square Roots. This Brooklyn-based urban farming accelerator program will train young entrepreneurs to grow non-GMO food year-round, and use Freight Farms Leafy Green Machines to do it.