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Freight Farmer Q&A: Clark University

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Freight Farmer Q&A: Clark University

In January 2016, Clark University and Sodexo brought the LGM to campus to provide students the freshest greens possible. Since then, their student operator has successfully been growing hyper-local produce just feet from where it's served in Clark's dining hall. 

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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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How To Sell Your City on Container Farming

How To Sell Your City on Container Farming

If you’re looking to bring a Greenery to your local community, you’ll need to get familiar with your local zoning regulations. Here are 6 tips on how to navigate the zoning process.

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.

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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Branching Out to New Locations

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!

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