Osage Nation aims to eliminate food desert with $13 million facility

22 Dec 2020

PAWHUSKA — The Osage Nation displayed how it spent about $13 million, dedicating facilities aimed at providing food security for the tribe.

Unveiled were a 42,000-square-foot greenhouse and a 44,000-square-foot programs building, which includes aquaponics and food processing areas.

The investment came via the CARES (Coronavirus Assistance, Relief and Economic Security) Act, which earlier this year provided $8 billion in financial assistance to tribal governments.

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