How repurposed shipping containers are playing into Detroit’s farm-to-table trend

Depending on where you dine in the Detroit, your “farm-to-table” salad might have its origins in an old shipping container.

Since September, LaGrasso Bros. Inc. Produce, a Detroit-based produce distributor, has been growing and selling lettuce from an upcycled freight container. It is the first Michigan company to implement technology from Boston-based sustainable food company Freight Farms, according to a news release. Click to continue.