Fodder Farm: Coming in 2022
Automated farm to yield 1,000+ pounds of nutritious feed for livestock per day.
(Denver, Colo.) – With its appearance at the 2022 National Western Stock Show, FarmBox Foods announced the development of a
hydroponic system that enables ranchers to grow nutrient-rich feed onsite year-round.
The shipping container-based fodder farm will be sold beginning in mid-2022.
Fodder is nutrient-rich feed for horses, cattle, sheep, goats and other livestock. The dietary supplement increases the weight of
livestock, promotes the production of better-quality milk, and decreases methane output. It also reduces feed costs, hydrates livestock,
and eliminates the need to transport feed over long distances.
The up-cycled, insulated shipping containers that house these systems can be placed virtually anywhere in the world and produce large
quantities of fodder without using pesticides. The controlled-climate fodder farm is protected from drought, freezes, heat waves, hail and
pests, and needs only about 10 gallons of water per day. It grows approximately 1,080 pounds of fodder a day and requires about 20 hours
of labor per week.
FarmBox Foods hired an expert in hydroponic fodder system development, and is already taking pre-orders.
Go to www.FarmBoxFoods.com/fodder-farm/ to learn more and get on the list.
FarmBox Foods, based in Sedalia, Colo., has spent the last four years developing automated farms in shipping containers to grow gourmet
mushrooms, leafy greens, culinary herbs, peppers, small tomatoes and trees. The mission-driven company is focused on helping feed
those living in food deserts while empowering local communities and providing jobs and educational opportunities. The company’s latest
offering helps promote food security for animals, especially in the wake of storms or when the supply chain breaks down.
About FarmBox Foods
At FarmBox Foods, we strive to change the way the world farms by connecting communities to sustainably sourced, locally grown food,
year-round. We bring food security, safety, and sustainability to communities through our Vertical Hydroponic Farm (VHF) and Gourmet
Mushroom Farm (GMF) and have been doing so since 2017. At FarmBox Foods, we are crafting alternatives to centralized food systems
with our high-yield, low carbon footprint container farms. Our cutting-edge farm designs promote easy operation and maintenance while
reducing the risk of food-borne illnesses. Not only can our farms be equipped with solar technology allowing for off-grid operation, but
our innovative hydroponic watering system does not contribute to groundwater pollution.
Jan. 8, 2022
Contact: Chris Michlewicz