For two years now, Borealis Fresh Farms Inc. (BFF), a hydroponic farming facility co-founded by Marc Rodrigue and Alex Cochrane, has brought and continues to bring nutrient dense produce like kale and collard greens to Timmins and surrounding communities. Marc and Alex envision expanding access to their produce to more distant communities. Furthermore, they are eager to continue to research and optimize this project to be able to help others start up their own facility. Indeed, through agri-tech businesses like BFF, the North can help tackle food security, boost the local economy and bring delicious and nutrient rich produce to Timmins and surrounding communities.

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