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Leafy Green Machine

Freight Farmer Q&A: Oasis Springs Farms

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Oasis Springs Farms

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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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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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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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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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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