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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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
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.
Hydroponic farming is a method of growing plants without soil. Instead, a nutrient-rich solution feeds the plants, and there are many ways build a hydroponic system. Here are some of the most common types, and a look at some of the vertical farming techniques used at Freight Farms.
Since it's such a hot topic, we feel the need to share this fun fact: Kale grown in the LGM by our freight farmers is actually very different than the kale on the shelves today at your local grocery store or farmers market.
What do you picture when you hear the word “farm"? We bet you’re imagining a pastoral scene of rolling hills, maybe some grazing cows and a big red barn, right? Typically that isn’t the case for our freight farmers…until now
Here at Freight Farms we’re huge supporters of organic produce, and we’re also huge supporters of local produce. But we’re even bigger supporters and advocates of “hyper-local” produce. Here are the differences.
Earlier this week, Worcester State University installed a Leafy Green Machine on campus to begin serving all local lettuce year-round.
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!
Located in the heart of the city of Boston, right down the street from Fenway Park, Boston Latin is pioneering the first farm-to-school project of its kind.