– Received the hydroponic container (by Growcer) on-site in October 2020; the first production of fresh produce is targeted for summer 2021.
– Created a high-fidelity prototype for the Pirursiiniq Nunavimmi Online Knowledge Sharing Platform with potential users from communities across Nunavik.
– Seven cold frames (greenhouse boxes) active over summer 2020 produced an average of 22 bags of mixed produce per box.
– Tupiq A.C.T. transformed their mutidisciplinary circus show Tupituqaq into a full-length film to adapt to the travel restrictions.
– Provided COVID-19 support through emergency food boxes, including colouring pages, soap, handwashing promotion posters, and even a short film by Tupiq A.C.T. on prevention measures.
Read a story from this project
THE STORY OF A COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE
The following story, from the Pirursiivik Project, is about community members increasing their families’ access to healthy foods by finding new ways to grow vegetables in a northern climate, including hydroponics using water instead of soil.