Produce is placed on a scale in an Iqaluit grocery store. The Nutrition North program offers direct subsidies to retailers who ship healthy food to communities that don't have roads. Tracey Galloway says the program does little to ensure retailers are passing the savings on to consumers.
This article focuses on an ecovillage project called Tri-Star. Tri-Star is not for the faint of heart. It is a serious attempt at developing self-sustaining communities, off the grid and in preparation for an uncertain future that may include the fall of civilization.