Freight Farms

Freight Farms is a Boston-based agriculture technology company that has established itself as a leader in the agriculture technology industry.

Freight Farms was the first to manufacture and sell “container farms:” hydroponic farming systems retrofitted inside intermodal freight containers.

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

Freight Farms create access to food in areas of the world where the climate cannot support traditional farming methods.

Freight Farms has created four products: The Leafy Green Machine™, The Greenery™, Farmhand® & Grown by Freight Farms. It was the first to bring farming into a shipping container to create their flagship product: The Leafy Green Machine™. To date, there are over 200 Leafy Green Machines in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, Middle East, Europe, and Asia.


Freight Farms' customers include Google and Elon Musk’s brother, Kimbal Musk, who runs Square Roots in Brooklyn, NY, Ford Foundation, Sodexo[, Compass Group etc.


Freight Farms is backed by leading global investors such as Spark Capital, Morningside Group, Ospraie Ag Science, Right Side Capital Management, LaunchCapital and others. The company raised $15M in a Series B financing on Feb 11, 2020. This brings Freight Farms' total funding to $27.2M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $27.2M over 5 Funding Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)- Freight Farms has also acquired Cabbige on Jan 24, 2019.
  • Yearly Revenue: $5M-$10M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Boston
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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