Shipping Container Used for Hydroponic Farming

Shipping Container Used for Hydroponic Farming

February 27th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economy, Ecosystems, Environment & Energy

Here is what seems a very good idea. Use insulated shipping containers (empty containers seem to lay around in stacks all over the place), add some LED lights and a tenth as much water as normal farming, and you have a hydroponic farming food growing system.

Glen Hiemstra

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  1. Wen   |   Feb 29, 2016

    Love the idea – you should also check out AlescaLife. They’re tackling the same area in Asia (

    • Glen Hiemstra   |   Mar 4, 2016

      Thanks will check that out.

  2. Robin Katz   |   Feb 28, 2016

    how much does your system cost (per shipping container) and what is the output?

    • Glen Hiemstra   |   Mar 4, 2016

      I don’t know the cost, you will have to contact the company, Freight Farms.