On May 20th we hosted a webinar with Steve Huntley of Enlightened Crops in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During our conversation, we learned why Steve decided to start farming, the interesting way he discovered Freight Farms, how he leveraged previous business experience into his new venture, and so much more!
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Business and Operations
We share data on how the LGM can help you start farming as a business. We compare the LGM to traditional farming practices when it comes to crop yields, business, and operating expenses, revenue, and pricing.
When we wanted to know what people really think container farm produce, we decided that chefs would be the most critical and honest sources of information. The verdict? They love it!
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.
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.
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 Greenerys is growing just as quickly.
If you’re looking to bring a Greenery 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.
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.
Thinking about launching a Freight Farms project in your city, town, or community? Here are the markets you should target!
Here at Freight Farms we’re huge supporters of organic produce, and we’re also huge supporters of local produce. But we’re even bigger supporters and advocates of “hyper-local” produce. Here are the differences.
You may be wondering how exactly the LGM can grow in such frigid temperatures. Here are 5 features of LGM that enable our freight farmers to grow in cold climates:
With this large network of farmers growing in the LGM we’ve been able to collect a lot of data. Everything from grow times and crop yields to business expenses and produce pricing. With that, we’re now able to move away from projections and provide real-life examples of what the farm can do.