Freight Farms raises $1.2 million for greenhouses built in old shipping containers

Often companies that go through accelerator programs are accused of not being ambitious enough. Investors kvetch that that the startup ideas offered are “incremental” or “unoriginal.”

That knock does not apply to Freight Farms, a startup which retrofits recycled shipping containers into modular mini-farms. The company graduated from Techstars Boston this Spring.

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