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Why Shipping Container Farming?

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Why Shipping Container Farming?

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.

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Hydro 101: 9 Reasons to Grow Without Soil

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Hydro 101: 9 Reasons to Grow Without Soil

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.

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In Celebration: National Farmers Market Week

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In Celebration: National Farmers Market Week

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.

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Students Grow Outside the Classroom

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Students Grow Outside the Classroom

Locally, we’re seeing the benefits of these new approaches to learning. Two Massachusetts schools are leading the charge: one school operates their own Leafy Green Machine, and another is enabling students to envision, create, and test their vision for creating a more sustainable food system.

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Co-founder insights: What is AgTech?

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Co-founder insights: What is AgTech?

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.

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2015 LGM ON TOUR

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2015 LGM ON TOUR

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!

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