It's harvest time! Yukon's 1st off-grid, no-dirt, hydroponics farming unit produces crops


The Kluane Lake Research Station located between Haines Junction and Destruction Bay is known for it’s studies on climate change and the impacts it has on wildlife and the ecosystem.

Now, they’re taking a look at food sustainability in the North.

It’s been months of work but their off-grid hydroponic containerized farming unit is now producing leafy greens and herbs.

The first harvest of crops comes after only six weeks of planting the first round of seeds.

Brittany Weber is the agricultural operations coordinator for the research station.

And she’s responsible for taking care of the crops.

‘It’s kind of a bit of an optical illusion when you walk in. It’s

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