After selling their business, Steve and his wife were looking for a new venture that could provide a benefit to the downtown Grand Rapids community. When he saw his friend’s Leafy Green Machine, Steve decided his next career would be in hydroponic farming.
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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.
This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women farmers, entrepreneurs, leaders, and disruptors who inspire us every day. These women have gone above and beyond to bring positive change to food and agriculture in communities all over the world!
2019 is the year to become your own boss, find the perfect work-life balance, achieve that coveted ‘active’ lifestyle, and bring food reform to your neighborhood.
Our head of Client Services, David Harris, teamed up with his brother Travis to launch Brothers in Farms in Georgia! They discuss favorite crops, customer moments that have made their day, and the greatest challenges they have experienced since getting started.
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!
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 caught up with Maria of HerbanLeaf Farms to learn more about the Timveos family farm in Parekklisia, Cyprus!
Learn about Phil Hatcher, a Freight Farmer growing lettuces and herbs for restaurants in Nova Scotia, Canada.
We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and other companies container farming with us.
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!
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!
As soon as you decide to purchase your container farm, it's time to meet the Client Services team. They've launched over 200 farms globally, and here we've outlined the key steps to launch yours.
The Shaws added a Leafy Green Machine™ to their farm in early 2017 to combine their existing soil farm with a full-time hydroponic operation.
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.
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Andrew about what it takes to start up an urban farming business and find loyal customers in Houston, Texas.
Social entrepreneur Zach Zeph launched his farming business early in 2016, not only to grow hyper-local produce, but also to provide a social good for his community.
Anyone can farm! This nine-step journey from discovery to first harvest is the perfect guide.
In a lot of ways, Patrick Stoffer isn't your average 28-year old. To start with, he is a hydroponic farmer.