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    Mar

    26

    Co-founder insights: What is AgTech?

    Freight Farms LED Lighting

      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.  As team members prepare to head to the 3rd Annual Indoor Agriculture Conference in Las Vegas, it’s sparked conversations…

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    Mar

    18

    Boston Students Get Hands-on Agricultural Experience

    Boston Latin Students Learning Hydroponic Indoor Growing Technology

    If you work in a k-12 school these days you can’t avoid discussions about hands-on and expeditionary learning, systems thinking approach, interdisciplinary teaching, 21st century skills, Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), or STEAM (with Arts added).  The Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards are starting to shift the way we teach and schools…

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    Mar

    17

    Inaugural stop of the LGM Tour: Gettysburg College

    Freight Farms Team NACUFS

      You may be thinking, why did Freight Farms choose Gettysburg, Pennsylvania as the first stop on the LGM tour? Well, The National Association for College and University Food Service, otherwise known as NACUFS, gathered all of the folks responsible for bringing food into schools in one place for a conference last week, so few…

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    Mar

    11

    2015 LGM ON TOUR

    Leafy Green Machine 2015

    Did you hear? We’re rolling out the green carpet… 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!   We figured there’s no better way to introduce the new LGM than to take it…

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    Jan

    29

    New Year, New Faces!

    Freight Farms Sales Team

    Only a few weeks into 2015 and the Freight Farms team has already experienced remarkable growth. We’ve added four new rockstar team members with extensive experience from companies like ZipCar, Sodexo, TechStars and more, who have hit the ground running, eager to expand our capabilities and enter into key markets.   Each new addition brings…

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    Jan

    08

    2015: Year of the Sheep? More like, Year of the Spinach!

    In 2015, we vow to disrupt the food system on a bigger scale and improve access to healthy, fresh, local food for even more people. What is your new year’s resolution?  For many, a new year brings a fresh start, a chance to better themselves; frequently, this means a change in eating habits. At Freight Farms, we…

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    Dec

    19

    On Our Radar: Weekly Roundup

    Freight Farms Funding

    The end of 2014 is officially here – whether we’re ready or not! It has been an eventful year here at Freight Farms, to say the least. We are so fortunate for the support of our community, and are looking forward to a bright 2015 together! What’s on our radar this week? Keep reading to find…

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    Dec

    17

    ENDING 2014… WITH A SPARK!

    Freight Farms Spark Capital Partnership

    We’ve got some big news! We’re thrilled to announce Freight Farms is now partnering with Spark Capital, and it couldn’t be a better match. We believe in utilizing design and technology to challenge the status quo while simultaneously inspiring change… and so does Spark! Here at Freight Farms, our mission is to create a more…

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    Dec

    12

    Cheers to 100 Years!

    . As one prominent, locally-based company wraps up their 100th year in business, we’d like to recognize their continued contributions to strengthening the local food economy here in Boston, as well as the whole New England region. .   . . We are so proud to have a strong relationship with Katsiroubas Brothers Produce, a…

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    Dec

    11

    Throwback Thursday: ‘Freight Farm On The Move’

    Throwin’ it back to some Freight Farms highlights of 2014.   Somehow it’s already the second week of December – we can hardly believe it! If you’re just checking in now, don’t miss our first milestone here.   We accomplished a pretty big milestone early in the year – successfully transporting a farm 7 miles with…

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