In Brief

Freight Farms have created modular urban farms that act as high volume crop production units.

Freight Farms, founded by Boston-based Jon Friedman and Brad McNamara, are recycled shipping containers transformed into high volume crop production units that have created an urban farming solution, allowing fresh food to be grown in any environment by anyone.

Their units are fitted with climate and system controls, which lets them grow virtually any kind of produce at any time of year. They can be stacked anywhere, creating a sustainable innovation in the food production model. They use natural pesticides, LED grow lights and filtered rainwater, and there are a number of benefits:

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