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.
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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.
At Freight Farms, our success is measured directly by the success of our farmers. That's why the Marketing Team is always available to give professional advice to Freight Farmers as they launch their Leafy Green Machine™ and start their new business.
Our Freight Farmers come from all walks of life; many have never farmed a day in their life, while others have a rich personal and family history of soil farming. Regardless of who you are and where you’ve been, we're here to get you started on your Freight Farm journey.
For today’s modern corporate campus, Freight Farms provides the opportunity to seamlessly integrate sustainable food production into current operations
Read the Q&A section from our latest webinar and learn how the Leafy Green Machine can allow you to grow food anywhere!
To make the process of launching your LGM a little smoother, we’ve put together some helpful how-to-guides to walk you through the three major steps to becoming a Freight Farmer.
Buying local products benefits actors along every step of the supply chain from the workers, to the customer, and especially to the environment.
Spring is right around the corner, so why not pull out all the stops and transform some (locally grown) blossoms into tasty accents for confections and drinks.
We've compiled some resources to help you determine what kind of packaging best suits the needs of you and your customers.
You might think that fitting an entire farm into a 40’ x 8’ x 9.5’ shipping container would lead to a cramped working environment, but the LGM was designed to maximize the amount of physical space inside the farm.
Hydroponic technology allows farmers to cultivate crops year-round, no matter where they live.
Unlike traditional farming, the LGM requires only about twenty hours of labor per week to grow the same amount of food that you could grow on two acres of farmland inside a 320 square foot shipping container.
As our network of Freight Farmers continues to expand globally, the range of locations where farmers are placing their Leafy Green Machines is growing just as quickly.
If you’re looking to bring an LGM to your local community, you’ll need to get familiar with your local zoning regulations. Here are 6 tips on how to navigate the zoning process.
Last week we held a webinar with two freight farmers so they could share their journey to launching a small business with the LGM. We covered everything from market research and financing to what crops to grow and how to reach new customers. Here's a recap!
What some might consider a part-time job, 20-25 labor hours a week, is now the amount of time it takes to run a revenue-generating farm.
As the community of freight farmers expands across the US, Canada, and the Caribbean, the diversity in each of their business models also grows. Here are four more ideas on how to get started.