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Meet the Arctic farmer hoping to make his town more sustainable

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Meet the man growing vegetables in the most northerly human settlement on Earth.

The Arctic town of Longyearbyen is a hostile natural environment for plants, with no daylight for 3 months each year.

Residents rely on air freight for much of their produce, and Ben Vidmar wants to make it more sustainable. Can he make a difference?

Video produced by Daniel South and Trystan Young. Listen to more stories from Newshour.

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