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Growing produce on Montreal's rooftops

A new farm on the island of Montreal is growing enough vegetables to feed 2,000 people.

But it uses no soil, no manure, no land -- and it just happens to be in the middle of an industrial park.

Lufa Farms occupies a 31,000-square-foot greenhouse -- on top of a commercial building in Cartierville-Ahuntsic.

And it's hydroponic -- meaning the plants grow in water, without soil.

Call it "agriculture 2.0."

Mohamed Hage is the 29-year-old founder of Lufa Farms, and he joins our fill-in host Elizabeth Robertson in studio.

 

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