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Parking lot to farmland: How this Yellowknifer is tackling food insecurity

Posted on: October 6, 2020

Source: CBC News

France Benoit turned a parking lot in Yellowknife into 5,000 square feet of farmland. “We can’t just wait to develop agriculture in the North, waiting for big prairie fields and 100-thousand acres. It’s not going to happen,” said Benoit, a commercial farmer who converted an empty parking lot into Yellowknife’s largest urban farm, Le Refuge.

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