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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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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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Planting an LGM in Wisconsin

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Planting an LGM in Wisconsin

What do you picture when you hear the word “farm"? We bet you’re imagining a pastoral scene of rolling hills, maybe some grazing cows and a big red barn, right? Typically that isn’t the case for our freight farmers…until now

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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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Freight Farms Goes to College!

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Freight Farms Goes to College!

We’re thrilled to finally announce the first university campus to integrate the Leafy Green Machine into their dining operations. Stony Brook University in New York is already a leader in sustainability, but decided to take things a step further by growing food right next to its dining hall.

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The 2015 LGM has officially arrived!

The 2015 LGM has officially arrived!

We spent countless hours testing and developing to make the newest model of the Leafy Green Machine sleeker, more energy efficient, and easier to use.

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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