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02/14/2015 09:05 EST | Updated 03/05/2015 12:59 EST

New Farmer's Market In Attawapiskat Sells Food That's Actually Affordable

A healthy, non-profit solution to high food prices.

As is the case in too many northern aboriginal communities, high food prices are a real barrier to healthy living.

Now a new farmer's market is offered a fresh reason for hope. It's providing high-quality produce to the residents of Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, and it's doing it without trying to make a profit.

Check out the video to learn more and the slideshow below to see just how expensive regular grocery food can be in Attawapiskat.

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