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NATIVE ALASKANS TAKE UP FARMING

Amid the unforgiving conditions of the Arctic Circle, Inupiat farmers are trying their hand at hydroponic farming. Using an insulated, 40-foot shipping container equipped with glowing magenta LED light, Arctic Greens is harvesting kale, various lettuces, basil and other greens weekly from the soil-free system and selling them at the supermarket in Kotzebue, Alaska, as reported by the Chicago Tribune.

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