Renewable energy powers food production at Just Food Farm
Jun 06, 2019

Video: Renewable energy powers food production at Just Food Farm


Just Food Farm is a 150-acre demonstration farm that models sustainable food production and practices in the Ottawa Greenbelt. It’s also home to a new solar energy installation that shows how renewable energy can power sustainable food production.



 

Renewable energy powers food production at Just Food Farm

Renewable energy powers food production at Just Food Farm

ust Food Farm is a 150-acre demonstration farm that models sustainable food production and practices in the Ottawa Greenbelt. It’s also home to a new solar energy installation that shows how renewable energy can power sustainable food production.

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