On May 20th we hosted a webinar with Steve Huntley of Enlightened Crops in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During our conversation, we learned why Steve decided to start farming, the interesting way he discovered Freight Farms, how he leveraged previous business experience into his new venture, and so much more!
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Consumer priorities are shifting toward local, sustainable, transparently-sourced food, and this means fundamentally changing how big supermarkets do business. Freight Farms explores trends, limitations, and possible solutions for sourcing local food year-round.
Grown by Freight Farms helps everyone get local food with zero headaches.
And it’s getting really old, really fast.
Introducing Grown by Freight Farms, our on-site farming subscription service designed to not only power a hyper-local CSA program, but seamlessly integrate fresh greens into an existing foodservice operation. The best part? There’s no farmland or additional staff required.
Can modern container farming technology reduce island dependence on imported food? We believe it can! First, however, we need to be able to understand the problem at hand.
We’re two Boston-born companies championing local food and stressing the importance of small farms. B.GOOD is always looking for more ways to source locally throughout the year, but with a climate like New England that can be tough. So we came up with a new solution.
We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and other companies container farming with us.
When we wanted to know what people really think container farm produce, we decided that chefs would be the most critical and honest sources of information. The verdict? They love it!
Buying local products benefits actors along every step of the supply chain from the workers, to the customer, and especially to the environment.