For most Australians buying fresh food is simple, but what about people living in the most remote parts of the country?
In Tennant Creek, the local high school and Food Ladder have built a greenhouse at the Juno Centre, to show kids how easy it is to grow their own vegetables.
They say similar greenhouses could be built in other remote communities.
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Food Ladder is the world’s first not-for-profit organisation to use hydroponics and environmentally sustainable technologies to create food and economic security for communities otherwise reliant on aid and affected by poverty.
For the past five years we have used custom designed systems to grow commercial quantities of nutrient-rich produce around the world; from rural towns in India and Uganda to the most remote parts of the Northern Territory in Australia.