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Enez Naso (l) and Koulan Fendi were among the group practising farm skills from their native Iraq.

Sharing more than a plot of land

A Manitoba project yields some food for recent immigrants, but also helps them connect with their roots and their new community

Canadian farmers have a reputation for being willing to lend a hand to those in need, whether it’s a neighbouring farmer or someone halfway around the world. One Manitoba farm family recently provided ample evidence of that willingness by allowing some recent immigrants to practise their potato-growing skills from their homeland. Brothers Ross and Roy