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Brianna Humphrey (centre) operates her vegetable farm, Radical Gardens, over one acre in Timmins. Employees like Erin Brûlé (left) and Kevin Emery (right) have helped her grow the all-natural, organic operation in its second year of operation.

Surveying her burgeoning acreage, where newly planted bean shoots are poking their heads out of freshly turned furrows, Brianna Humphrey chuckles about her luck.“I have the worst soil known to man,” she laughs. ... more >>

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