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First Nation to have year round greens thanks to container farm

January 2, 2024  By Canada's National Observer

Jan. 2, 2024 – Winter’s arrival in northern Ontario once meant months when cheap, fresh produce would be scarce on the Nipissing First Nation. Late last year, the nation purchased a specialized hydroponic “farm” built in a steel box about the size of a shipping container. The farm now produces enough fresh greens for the community of about 3,000 and nearby restaurants year-round. Canada’s National Observer reports. | READ MORE

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