How one initiative is working to grow produce year-round in Canada's North

A community initiative in Canada's North is working to help isolated areas grow fresh fruits and vegetables year-round in the subarctic climate.

The Pirursiivik Project has provided a hydroponic container to the community of Inukjuak, Que. Karin Kettler, the head of the project, told CTV's Your Morning that the container will provide residents with a regular supply of fresh produce so the community will no longer have to rely on food shipments from the south.

"We just recently received the container so we're just waiting to do some technical aspects to take care of it, get it connected and started. But we hope to start in January," Kettler said in an interview on Wednesday from Inukjuak.

Read more at CTV News (Brooklyn Neustaeter)


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