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Oct 28 Business Breakfast: Ship That – Sustainable Urban Farming in a Freight Box

Oct 28 Business Breakfast: Ship That – Sustainable Urban Farming in a Freight Box


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Registration and Networking begins at 7 a.m.; program begins at 7:45

Description

Ever dream about that having that perfect farm-to-table food year-round? Freight Farms a Boston-based agriculture startup is making that dream come true. Caroline Katsiroubas, Community Manager at Freight Farms, will discuss their Leafy Green Machine, a complete vertical hydroponic growing facility outfitted with LED lighting and intuitive climate controls that is built entirely inside a shipping container allowing for year-round local, fresh produce that is always in season. Join us and learn how a more sustainable and connected food system is now a reality.

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Location

PEABODY MARRIOTT
8 Centennial Drive
Peabody MA USA

Date and Time

Begins: 10/28/2015 07:00 AM
Ends: 10/28/2015 09:00 AM

About our Speaker:


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Caroline Katsiroubas, Community Manager, Freight Farms

Caroline Katsiroubas is the Community Manager at Freight Farms, an agriculture technology company based in Boston, MA that provides tools and infrastructure to enable fresh food production in any environment. After being exposed to the many intricacies of the food system growing up, Caroline pursued a career at Freight Farms because it provided an opportunity to combine a passion for sustainability with a desire to create positive change in the food supply chain. Caroline received a BS in Sociology and Environmental Studies from Northeastern University and has experience working with the National Park Service, Environmental Health Fund, and The Grand Canyon Trust.

On Line Registration

On line registration closes the day before this event (October 27) at 12:00 p.m.

If you missed the online registration cutoff, you can always register at the door (cash/check or credit card). Please note: There is a $5 additional charge for all door registrations.

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New Pricing Policy:

The NSTC encourages advance registration to all of our events for planning purposes as well as reducing administrative work. While walk-ins are always welcome, beginning August 1st, 2015, in addition to the regular cost of the event, there will be a $5 surcharge for all door
registrations.

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