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Wednesday, April 27 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Freight Farms

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Session Title: Modernizing the Food System by Harnessing Technology

The agricultural industry is ripe for change, and design and technology has the potential to make a significant positive impact, and create a flexible and more resilient food system. Come visit Freight Farms to learn more about their expanding network of farmers across the world, and tour the company's flagship product, a climate controlled hydroponic farm built inside a 40 foot shipping container. 


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Brad McNamara

Co-founder, Freight Farms

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Freight Farms

Freight Farms
Freight Farms provides physical and digital solutions for creating local produce ecosystems on a global scale. The company’s flagship product, The Leafy Green Machine, is a complete hydroponic growing system capable of producing a variety of lettuces, herbs and hearty greens. Assembled inside an upcycled shipping container, the pre-built system includes all necessary components for commercial food production and enables any individual, community or organization to grow fresh produce year-round, no matter their background or climate. Leafy Green Machines can be monitored in real-time from any location and users can purchase growing supplies directly from their mobile devices. Launched in 2010, Freight Farms is eliminating the negative effects of large-scale food production and distribution by creating year-round, sustainable access to local, fresh produce in any environment. For more information, please visit... Read More →


Wednesday April 27, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Freight Farms 840 Summer Street Unit 108, Boston, MA 02127

Attendees (23)