Freight Farms

Freight Farms is an agriculture technology that builds hydroponic, vertical farming solutions inside shipping containers, empowering anyone to grow food anywhere.

Freight Farms debuted the first vertical hydroponic farm built inside an intermodal shipping container with the mission of democratizing and decentralizing the local production of fresh, healthy food.

Freight Farms was founded in 2010 by Jon Friedman and Brad McNamara. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.


Freight Farms offers a complete platform of products and services – the Greenery S, farmhand®, and Client Services. This creates a resilient and self-sufficient communities that can grow fresh, local, and healthy food 365 days a year.


Freight Farms' award-winning, proprietary IoT software allows indoor farm operators to control temperature, lighting, and other environmental variables and is flexibly architected so that many different indoor grow setups (beyond Freight Farms' containers) can use it.


Freight Farms' global customers range from small business owner-operators to the corporate, hospitality, retail, education, and nonprofit sectors. As a provider of farms for independent purchase and ownership with containers currently operated by customers across 39 countries, the company has created the largest connected network of farms in the world.


Freight Farms is backed by Spark Capital, Morningside Group, Ospraie Ag Science, Aliaxis SA, Alkaline Partners, Stage 1 Ventures, Right Side Capital Management, LaunchCapital, and others. The company raised $17.5M in Series B3 round on Nov 15, 2022. This brings Freight Farms' total funding to $55.9M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $55.9M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B3)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Boston
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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