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.
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
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.
Earlier this week, Worcester State University installed a Leafy Green Machine on campus to begin serving all local lettuce year-round.
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.
We highlight small choices that we make (and you can too!) in an effort to reduce our environmental footprint. We welcome you to please share different ways that demonstrate how you consume with care!
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.
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 provides a tool for schools to make an immediate impact on their local food supply - simply place one on campus and get growing!
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.
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!
We're happy to announce some changes that we've been working on behind the scenes, streamlining the ‘smart farm’ process.