Mitch Hagney is helping propel the local food movement in San Antonio, Texas by cultivating food right in the heart of the city. His farming business, Local Sprout, supplies residents and restaurants with a variety of sustainably grown produce year-round.
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Meet the pioneers changing the way we think about our food. They are reshaping the landscape in their local communities, and advocating for positive change in our food system by choosing to grow.
To our network of freight farmers, our community of supporters and the dedicated people that make up this team, we are so grateful for each and every one of you.
We’d like to formally introduce you to Jerry Martin, owner of Vet Veggies and our first Veteran freight farmer.
With so many new farmers signed on this summer, we've SOLD OUT of the LGM Base model for the year. From now until the end of 2015 we only have the LGM Premium model available for purchase.
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.
Addressing challenges from climate change and food security to hunger and obesity prevention, there's no denying the benefits of bringing food production back into the city.
Last week was jam-packed as Freight Farms represented at two events in Boston and Las Vegas, showcasing our innovations in ag-tech and provoking conversations on how to harness them for the greater good.
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.
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!
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.
We are excited to welcome our first farmers outside of the United States, who recently got their operation underway in Canada. This week also marks the launch of two farms in New York!