Most recently, InnovateNL seeded a local farm with $140,000 to expand its operations. The $140,000 will support Bickerstaffe Farms and Nurseries in developing ways to grow small fruits and green crops year-round, despite our climate.
“The level of engagement we’ve had through Everybody Eats illustrates how important the issue of food security and access to healthy, local food is for people across the province,” said Kristie Jameson, Executive Director of Food First NL.
Originally from India, Manas and Mousumi Mukhopadhyay moved to the west coast of Newfoundland in 2016 and immediately fell in love with the place. They thought it was strange, however, that there was no Indian restaurant.