While most of us don’t think twice about the food we’re gonna cook and eat today, people in remote parts of the world are not that lucky. In the Arctic part of Canada, fresh produce can’t be grown due to endless winters and food has to be shipped long distances by plane or ship. This inflates food prices and a full grocery bag can cost a fortune.
One Inuit woman who goes by the Twitter handle @KataraPiujuq has recently created a thread to share fruit and vegetable prices in the Arctic. After being called “a murderer for trying to feed themselves,” Katara made a thread to inform people of the harsh reality of food prices where she lives.
“A lot of Inuit live in poverty-stricken homes and can’t afford to live an expensive vegan lifestyle. We need to hunt to eat,” she tweeted. The price tags of products from the supermarket aisles are self-explanatory, and they leave no doubt that for native Arctic people, a nutritious fruit and veggie diet can be simply unattainable.
The Inuit woman created a viral…
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