A south Saskatchewan farmer has donated a truckload of his crop to the Regina Food Bank to assist those who need it most.
The 25 tonnes of split peas are a portion of what Ken Tatarliov grew this season at Surprise Valley Farms, located near the Montana border about 145 kilometres south of Regina.
“We shouldn’t be hungry here in Canada in this day and age,” Tatarliov told CBC News in an interview.
The seed of the idea was planted a few years ago as COVID-19 continued to run wild across Canada.
Tatarliov said he repeatedly heard about exhausted health-care