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Freight Farmer Q&A: Clark University

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Clark University

In January 2016, Clark University and Sodexo brought the LGM to campus to provide students the freshest greens possible. Since then, their student operator has successfully been growing hyper-local produce just feet from where it's served in Clark's dining hall. 

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Nabeela Lakhani

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Nabeela Lakhani

With the end of Square Roots' first year in sight, we spoke with Resident Entrepreneur Nabeela Lakhani about her experience growing in an LGM, her plans for the future, as well as her thoughts on the food system. 

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Candied Flower Tutorial

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Candied Flower Tutorial

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. 

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8 Ways to Use Your Container Farm

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8 Ways to Use Your Container Farm

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. 

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Hydro 101: 9 Reasons to Grow Without Soil

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Hydro 101: 9 Reasons to Grow Without Soil

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.

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Data From Our Growers: How the LGM Stacks Up

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Data From Our Growers: How the LGM Stacks Up

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.

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VET VEGGIES

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VET VEGGIES

We’d like to formally introduce you to Jerry Martin, owner of Vet Veggies and our first Veteran freight farmer. 

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Isn't it radishing?

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Isn't it radishing?

One of the best things about having a Leafy Green Machine at our office in Boston is that we can experiment with growing crops that we’ve never grown before. We do this so we’re able to learn more about what grows best, and relay that information onto our freight farmers.

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