No Coast, No Problem; Venture Near Strathmore Gives Rise to Alberta's First Large-Scale Shrimp Farm
Thousands of kilometres from the nearest ocean, Strathmore, is the last place anyone would expect to find a local source of sustainable seafood.
But this corner of cattle country, best known for its feedlots and livestock auctions, is taking on a decidedly "surf and turf" flavour. Waterford Farms - a 9,000-squarefoot facility located in Wheatland County, just east of Strathmore - is the first large-scale commercial shrimp-growing operation in Alberta, and proponents say it could be...
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