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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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Spotlight on Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana

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Spotlight on Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana

One of our newest farmers is no stranger to farming and the importance of locally grown food. For Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, becoming a freight farmer seemed like a natural next step for her, and her farming venture is a culmination of everything she’s done.

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5 tasty ways to eat your greens.

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5 tasty ways to eat your greens.

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.

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Pucker up to combat childhood hunger

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Pucker up to combat childhood hunger

We believe everyone should have access to healthy food, especially children. Today, the Freight Farms team joined the #PAPuckerFace Challenge along with Produce Alliance to raise awareness around the issue of childhood hunger, and we challenge you to do the same! 

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Co-founder insights: What is AgTech?

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Co-founder insights: What is AgTech?

Back in 2010 when Freight Farms was just beginning to establish itself, “Ag Tech” hadn’t gained much traction as an industry.... Fast forward 5 years and it’s become a rapidly-growing industry that we’re thrilled to have pioneered.

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2015 LGM ON TOUR

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2015 LGM ON TOUR

Freight Farms is unveiling the newest model of the Leafy Green Machine (LGM for short) and we want to loop you in with the newest and greatest features of the system!

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Cheers to 100 Years!

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Cheers to 100 Years!

As one prominent, locally-based company wraps up their 100th year in business, we’d like to recognize their continued contributions to strengthening the local food economy here in Boston, as well as the whole New England region.

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ICYMI: Weekly Roundup

As another Friday comes to a close, we’d love to share some news articles and other noteworthy pieces that are on our radar this week - ranging from urban farming in the MLB to a whole new kind of "CSA" to Freight Farms community news.

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