Across the globe, more cities are realizing the value that urban farms can create several social, environmental, and economic benefits.
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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.
Consumer priorities are shifting toward local, sustainable, transparently-sourced food, and this means fundamentally changing how big supermarkets do business. Freight Farms explores trends, limitations, and possible solutions for sourcing local food year-round.
We talk to the Freight Farms team about how they make a small contribution to preserving the environment every day. Read about their easy lifestyle tweaks and the environmental ills they hope to overcome.
On April 11th we hosted our most popular webinar ever. We explored how the Greenery has reimagined controlled environment agriculture to bring farmers increased yields, customization, and control. Now we’re summarizing the entire conversation, just for you.
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!
Introducing the Greenery. Inspired by nearly a decade of container farming experience, our latest model combines brand new components in the same 320 sq. ft. footprint to bring you unprecedented yields, efficiency, and automation.
2019 is the year to become your own boss, find the perfect work-life balance, achieve that coveted ‘active’ lifestyle, and bring food reform to your neighborhood.
Last year our farms went where no farms have gone before! Here are the best Freight Farms statistics from 2018.
And it’s getting really old, really fast.
Navigating the produce aisle has turned into an endless search for ‘pure’ fruits and vegetables free scary-sounding chemicals. We decided to take a look into the two most common types of chemicals found in our food to see if it’s worth paying the extra dollar for organic or locally-grown produce.
Gen Z is leaving the comforts of home and heading to their college campuses of choice. As colleges and universities look to appeal to this new demographic, they can’t discount the importance that food will play in students’ matriculation decisions and on-campus engagement.
Introducing Grown by Freight Farms, our on-site farming subscription service designed to not only power a hyper-local CSA program, but seamlessly integrate fresh greens into an existing foodservice operation. The best part? There’s no farmland or additional staff required.
We explore the technological advancements that transformed agriculture over the past 300 years, and made it possible for over seven billion people to populate our planet!
Can modern container farming technology reduce island dependence on imported food? We believe it can! First, however, we need to be able to understand the problem at hand.
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 in your container farm!
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.
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.
We explore farming business opportunities of the 21st century and 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.
We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and other companies container farming with us.