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Stewart Farms of Alberta wants to establish Canada’s largest aquaponics and indoor vertical farming system in St. Stephen.

The 200-ton aquaculture system will help produce two to three million pounds of leafy green produce.

Tanner Stewart, CEO of Stewart Farms. said he is hoping to have the facility operating in 2017.

“Right now we are in our environmental impact assessment phase. We believe that we will be fine,” he said.

“One of the main advantages is that it is a very sustainable practice. We use 95 per cent less water. That is our biggest claim to fame.”

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