Newfoundland is known for many things, but agriculture isn’t necessarily one of them. High winds, craggy cliffs, and fishing yes, but rich fertile soil? Not what comes to mind when one thinks of the island. In reality, however, people have been growing food for decades, and in the 1950’s, Newfoundland was almost entirely self sufficient in food production and consumption.
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