Sarah and Chris Ward got their start in urban farming in 2016 when they purchased an LGM. Although neither Sarah nor her husband Chris had experience in commercial farming, they decided to leverage their professional abilities and mutual love for local food by launching Oasis Spring Farm.
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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.
Since it's such a hot topic, we feel the need to share this fun fact: Kale grown in the LGM by our freight farmers is actually very different than the kale on the shelves today at your local grocery store or farmers market.
Today we deployed a second Leafy Green Machine to yet another university campus in Massachusetts. Welcome UMass Dartmouth to the Freight Farms network!
Earlier this week, Worcester State University installed a Leafy Green Machine on campus to begin serving all local lettuce year-round.
This week is National Farmers Market Week and the timing couldn’t be better, as we celebrate the local food marketplaces strengthening communities across the US, we’d also like to highlight one incredible project that was launched here in Boston.