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Grow Food Here: San Antonio, Texas | Local Sprout

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Grow Food Here: San Antonio, Texas | Local Sprout

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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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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Students Grow Outside the Classroom

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Students Grow Outside the Classroom

Locally, we’re seeing the benefits of these new approaches to learning. Two Massachusetts schools are leading the charge: one school operates their own Leafy Green Machine, and another is enabling students to envision, create, and test their vision for creating a more sustainable food system.

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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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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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ICYMI: Weekly Roundup

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.

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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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