Freight Farms is a company that modifies shipping containers for the purpose of creating year-round agriculture in any environment. The company mission is to empower local food production through design and technology, enabling anyone to "grow food anywhere". Freight Farms has become the leader in modern agriculture and a pioneer of agtech.

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  • Great news Freight Farmers! We're happy to announce a new partnership with WhatsGood, an online marketplace that connects buyers with local farmers. We believe this is the perfect match for us: while we provide the infrastructure and technology to get you farming quickly and easily, WhatsGood makes it convenient to find retail and wholesale customers to buy your produce.

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  • Travel to Den Haag, home of the Dutch government and a number of international companies, and you’ll find a pioneering urban farming project called The New Farm. This project houses a sprawling rooftop greenhouse and aquaponic farm, a mushroom farm, an insect farm, and, of course, our very own Freight Farms shipping container all under one roof!

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  • At first glance, this Baltimore area family farm appears similar to its neighbors.  However, tucked away neatly between a barn and a rickety wooden fence is a shipping container outfitted with the latest hydroponic growing technology. This 40-foot container is, in fact, a farm. The Shaws added the Leafy Green Machine™ to their farm in early 2017 to combine their existing traditional farm with...

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  • When done responsibly with consideration for privacy, we believe data collection and machine learning can be a secret weapon for modern farmers. Recently our Farmer Support wizard, Dave Harris, attended Dreamforce in San Fran to talk about how data allows anyone to farm with our easy-to-use technology platform.

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  • Here at Freight Farms, our success is measured directly by the success of our farmers. That is why the Marketing Team is always available to give professional advice to Freight Farmers as they launch their Leafy Green Machine™ and start their new business. We've written down some tips and tricks that can help you establish your brand and market your business successfully.

Freight Farms
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  • Here at Freight Farms, our success is measured directly by the success of our farmers. That is why the Marketing Team is always available to give professional advice to Freight Farmers as they launch their Leafy Green Machine™ and start their new business. We've written down some tips and tricks that can help you establish your brand and market your business successfully.

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  • The secret to a successful Leafy Green Machine™ starts with the perfect container. After this, our manufacturing team adds key environmental control components to guarantee year-round crop production.The following features are standard to all our farms. They take the guesswork out of farming and create an environment for your plants (and business) to prosper.

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  • 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 in December 2015. By early 2016, Acre in a Box was born.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Our Freight Farmers come from all walks of life; many have never farmed a day in their life, while others have a rich personal and family history of soil farming. Regardless of who you are and where you’ve been, we're here to get you started on your Freight Farm journey.

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  • In part two of this blog series, we’re breaking down the Question and Answer section of our webinar with Clark University and Sodexo.

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  • Incorporating a Leafy Green Machine into dining services is a fantastic way to demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, as well as engage with students around food and promote nutrition and wellness.

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  • 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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  • With the end of Square Roots' first year in sight, we spoke with Resident Entrepreneur Nabeela Lakhani about her experience growing in an LGM, her plans for the future, as well as her thoughts on the food system.

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  • You might think that fitting an entire farm into a 40’ x 8’ x 9.5’ shipping container would lead to a cramped working environment, but the LGM was designed to maximize the amount of physical space inside the farm.

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  • Sarah and Chris Ward got their start in urban farming in 2016 when they purchased an LGM. Although neither Sarah nor her husband Chris had experience in commercial farming, they decided to leverage their professional abilities and mutual love for local food by launching Oasis Spring Farm.

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  • UMass Dartmouth is growing a variety of lettuces that are fed directly to students in the dining halls, traveling just feet away from where they were grown on-site in the LGM.

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