Your grocer only sells a tiny fraction of the thousands of varieties of edible greens that exist in nature. At Freight Farms, we’re able to grow delicious and unique plants that you likely haven’t seen at the store.
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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!
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!
Let's talk nutrients! Sounds complicated, right? Well, we won’t lie, there are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Leafy Green Machine™ is easy!
As soon as you decide to purchase your container farm, it's time to meet the Client Services team. They've launched over 200 farms globally, and here we've outlined the key steps to launch yours.
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.
Hint: it all starts with a perfect container.
Anyone can farm! This nine-step journey from discovery to first harvest is the perfect guide.
The local food trend isn't going away anytime soon, but as demand increases, traditional farmers and restaurants are faced with the challenge of providing fresh, hyper-local food year-round.
Buying local products benefits actors along every step of the supply chain from the workers, to the customer, and especially to the environment.
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.
Do you like the concept of becoming a Freight Farmer, but aren't sure how to get the most out of your Greenery? We compiled a taste of some of the great ideas our farmers are using to cultivate fresh produce, while also doing good.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When I take home weekly bags (and bags and bags) of greens from our Freight Farms HQ container, I inevitably reach a point where I run out of recipes for swiss chard, escarole, or mustard greens. To improvise, I switch between these five basic ways to eat leafy greens.