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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Local food production
The local food trend isn't going away anytime soon, but as demand increases, traditional farmers and restaurants are faced with the challenge of providing fresh, hyper-local food year-round.
In terms of location, Kate is one of our most extreme farmers, growing at an elevation of 8,885 feet
Shawn and Connie Cooney started careers as farmers in 2013 because they wanted to do something different. After purchasing four Leafy Green Machines, the husband and wife duo launched their new business, Corner Stalk Farm, and became the largest commercial urban farm in the city of Boston.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Freight Farms provides a tool for schools to make an immediate impact on their local food supply - simply place one on campus and get growing!
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.
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!