Northeast Extreme Drought Expands

Screen Shot 2016-08-21 at 12.53.49 PM <– Watch the video on Facebook FreshBox Farms on America’s Morning Headquarters, an American morning television program on The Weather Channel. Covering the extreme drought in the Northeast.

Innovative Farming Technique Helps Company Beat Statewide Drought

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Innovative Farming Technique Helps Company Beat Statewide Drought Innovative Farming Technique Helps Company Beat Statewide Drought MILLIS (CBS) – With much of the state under drought conditions, the lack of rain is taking its toll on traditional farming. But one farming sector is safe from that drought thanks to something called hydroponic farming – growing plants and vegetables in a trough … Read More

BRA spokesman leaving City Hall for Coca-Cola: When the farm is at your table

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The Boston Redevelopment Authority is in the market for a new voice. After two-and-a-half years on the ninth floor of City Hall, BRA spokesman Nick Martin is leaving the development agency at the end of this month, for a new job running public affairs for Coca-Cola in New England. A veteran of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s final term, Martin … Read More

Producing results in produce

metrowest Can we say FreshBox Farms thinks outside the box with its vertical farming technology? Or perhaps the Millis-based company thinks inside the box, too, as the produce from this technology grows in containers. However you want to say it, FreshBox Farms is making news. The company is currently undergoing a major expansion designed to help its vertical farm stay … Read More

FreshBox Farms now Non-GMO Project certified

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MILLIS — FreshBox Farms greens are now non-GMO certified. The vertical farm’s entire product line, while always free of genetically modified organisms, is now Non-GMO Project verified. The Non-GMO Project supports providing consumers with clearly labeled non-GMO food and products, and is North America’s only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance. FreshBox Farms … Read More

Indoor-farming startup plots expansion in Mass., seeks $10M investment

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Indoor-farming startup plots expansion in Mass., seeks $10M investment Jul 6, 2016, 2:02pm EDT For a few weeks during the frigid winter of 2015, otherwise known to Bostonians as the infamous “Snowmageddon,” Sonia Lo stood at a supermarket handing out samples of leafy greens. Customers with snow-crusted boots and ski jackets marveled when Lo told them the lettuces had been … Read More