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Food tech startup turns old shipping containers into farms

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?: Basil sprouting inside a shipping container the company converted into a hydroponic garden where crops can be grown almost anywhere at any time of year. "Our mission is to create a more connected and sustainable food system," says Caroline Katsiroubas (above).

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?: Above: Basil sprouting inside a shipping container the company converted into a hydroponic garden where crops can be grown almost anywhere at any time of year. "Our mission is to create a more connected and sustainable food system," says Caroline Katsiroubas.

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FOOD tech startup Freight Farms is giving new life to old shipping containers, and at the same time giving impetus to locally grown food.

At the Collision technology conference in Las Vegas, the company showed off its basil sprouts nurtured in a used cargo container

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