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Pandemic pauses this Arctic gardening guru's plan for growth

Clip: 10/16/2020 | 4m 19s Video has closed captioning.

North of the Arctic Circle, in the tiny Alaskan village of Anaktuvuk, one woman is trying to expand agriculture in a climate largely hostile to it. Nasaġraq Rainey Hopson has successfully grown fresh produce for her community for several years, using special structures that protect plants. But now, the pandemic has brought her efforts to a halt. Alaska Public Media’s Erin McKinstry reports.

Aired: 10/16/20

Rating: NR

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