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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  • World Environment Day celebrates global efforts to increase and encourage awareness and action for the protection of our environment! We decided to talk to the Freight Farms team about how they make a small contribution to preserving the environment every day. Read all about their easy lifestyle choices and the environmental ills they hope to overcome.

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  • Have you accidentally killed every plant you’ve ever tried to grow? Don’t worry, me too. For many years, I simply wrote myself off as a hopeless case, and stopped trying. However, since I started working at Freight Farms, I realized my lack of skills was closely tied to my lack of knowledge, and I set out to learn everything I needed to successfully grow anything. Read all about my research!

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Freight Farms
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  • We caught up with Maria of HerbanLeaf Farms to learn more about the Timveos family farm in Parekklisia, Cyprus! Maria tells us about how her family got involved with Freight Farms, how her and her daughter grow produce that is normally foreign to Cyprus, and how they overcame their challenges in the farm.

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  • A Freight Farms container arrived suddenly at the bustling intersection of Houston and Lafayette in the early morning of April 30th, bringing something futuristic and unexpected to a previously empty parking lot. The farm will be on display until May 10th to promote the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival on May 8th-10th.

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  • One of the best things of being part of the Freight Farms team is talking to our farmers and hearing about their successes, customers, and challenges as they pursue a variety of container farming ventures. In our latest Freight Farmer Q&A, we caught up with Phil of Very Local Greens to learn more about his new farm in Halifax, Canada!

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  • The "lost" generation of farmers isn't lost: It just look different from the farmers of the 20th century. We explore farmers of the 21st century, a generation of young and tech-savvy farmers that are going to feed the world in new and unexpected ways. From Square Roots in Brooklyn, to Amazon, to Freight Farms, to NASA, the future of farming is looking bright.

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  • On March 30th, 2018, we opened up our new office for our prospective farmers! Guests were able to get to know the Freight Farms team and participate in five different sessions: Introduction to Freight Farms, Introduction to Hydroponics, Inside the Leafy Green Machine, Building a Successful Brand and Business, and the Team Behind the Machine. View our photo blog!

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  • Companies that Care Day (March 18th) isn’t widely celebrated, but we believe that it should be! We’re putting Companies that Care Day on the map to recognize Sodexo, Everlane, and others we work closely with. By farming with the Leafy Green Machine, these companies are making important strides to improve the physical and mental health of their employees, customers, and surrounding communities...

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  • One of our guests in the latest webinar was Dave from the Client Services (CS) team. We chatted with him in the hopes to get to know him, his role, and how he helps our customers succeed on a day-to-day basis. Many of our customers are new to hydroponic farming when they get their farm. Dave is a great resource: With the help of farmhand® data, he can work with you to troubleshoot and resolve...

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  • We recently sat down with our Client Services (CS) team to get to know them, their roles, and how they help our customers succeed in their hydroponic container farming ventures. Don’t worry if you missed it, we recorded the whole hour-long conversation for you! We talked with Julia Pope, Head of Farmer Education, about all the knowledge Freight Farmers gain with our help. The crowning jewel o...

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  • We recently sat down with our Client Services (CS) team to get to know them, their roles, and how they help our customers succeed in their hydroponic container farming ventures. We started things off with Carla Pantuosco, Head of Client Services, and she gave us the broad overview of what her team's main objectives are, how they support farmers proactively and reactively, and what their promi...

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  • Chefs are unlike most food consumers. They spend hours thinking, planning, and experimenting with ingredients, going through tens, if not hundreds, of iterations on a simple dish before serving it to their audience of eaters. So, 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 verdi...

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  • As soon as you decide to purchase your container farm, you will be introduced to the Farmer Success team! The team has several years of experience and have successfully launched over 150 Leafy Green Machines globally...We've outlined the key steps that will help you launch your farm smoothly and set you up for success.

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  • Thanks to the Cabbige acquisition, farmhand® users will have full seed-to-sale tools. We're incredibly excited to announce our acquisition of Cabbige! Freight Farms and Cabbige both have roots in the Boston AgTech scene. CEOs Brad McNamara (Freight Farms) and Jessica Angell (Cabbige) have always shared the goal of creating a more distributed, sustainable food system.

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  • Here at Freight Farms, we have worked with over a dozen campuses to integrate hydroponic produce into dining services, engage campus communities, create learning opportunities, and start conversations about innovation and sustainability. Read on as we explore all the ways a Leafy Green Machine can transform your campus culture and identity.

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  • The greatest determining factor in succeeding or failing in your New Year’s resolution is being explicit with your goals. Choosing one specific thing to focus on is actually 10 times more effective than vague promises (for example, “I will cook twice a week” is 10x better than “I want to cook more”)...This year, make your New Year's resolution: "I will become a Freight Farmer in 2018".

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  • It’s been another momentous year at Freight Farms. We’ve grown into new markets and geographies, partnered with some very cool people, and somehow found time to pack up our things and farms and move to a new office! Take a look to see everything we've accomplished in 2017.

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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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  • 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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