Christmas Island hydroponic farm dishes up fresh greens

By Farid Farid
Updated December 10 2023 - 7:35am, first published 7:30am
Ken Hawkins grows 100 kilos of fresh produce hydroponically each week. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)
Ken Hawkins grows 100 kilos of fresh produce hydroponically each week. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)

With a head of lettuce setting shoppers back at least $7 on Christmas Island, a new initiative to grow sustainable food on a commercial scale is springing to life.

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