Companies that Care Day (March 18th) isn’t widely celebrated, but we believe that it should be! We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and others we work closely with. By farming with the Leafy Green Machine, these companies are making important strides to improve the physical and mental health of their employees, customers, and surrounding communities.
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.
Ongoing changes to our world, such as increasingly extreme weather and population growth have led many people, particularly in urban communities, to take a long, hard look at food production and distribution.
Today we’re over the moon excited to announce that with the help of a NASA STTR grant, we’re partnering with Clemson University to explore a new way of growing food in extreme climates...and maybe even space.
Hydroponic farming is a method of growing plants without soil. Instead, a nutrient-rich solution feeds the plants, and there are many ways build a hydroponic system. Here are some of the most common types, and a look at some of the vertical farming techniques used at Freight Farms.