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OD Greens Helps Vets Re-assimilate Through Farming

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OD Greens Helps Vets Re-assimilate Through Farming

Don Tobul started OD Greens in 2018 to combine hydroponic gardening with his experience as a mental health professional. As a veteran himself, Don saw the opportunity to use container farming as a platform for a business that helps fellow vets gain meaningful work experience.

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Our Farmers Share Their Tips for Success

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Our Farmers Share Their Tips for Success

Our farmers have learned a thing or two about successfully operating their hydroponic farms and building thriving businesses. We asked them to share some words of advice for people interested in becoming Freight Farmers…here's what they had to say!

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Norway to Cyprus: The Container Farmers of Europe

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Norway to Cyprus: The Container Farmers of Europe

Just over a year after the Leafy Green Machine™ first launched in Europe, we're seeing widespread success of container farming in a variety of markets. From Norway to Cyprus, these diverse Freight Farmers have two things in common: a passion for growing and an abundance of leafy greens!

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Webinar Recap: Acre in a Box

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Webinar Recap: Acre in a Box

While Andrew Abendshein has always been interested in health and sustainability, he never imagined himself becoming an urban farmer. However, Andrew saw his opportunity to bring fresh and local food production to his hometown of Houston, Texas when he discovered Freight Farms.

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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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