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In support of homegrown food

Where do you buy groceries? A growing number of us are visiting our local farmers market to pick up locally grown produce, as well as meat, cheese and even preserves.

At least, we think they are local. Presented on a well-worn wooden skid, featuring handwritten signs bearing prices, with a person standing behind the stall with real dirt under their fingernails and dressed in overalls, what else would we think?

It’s possible for almost anyone to drive to a wholesale food terminal early in the morning and show up at a retail farmers market the same day, loaded with produce that originated from who knows where. Sprayed with who knows what. Possibly strip mined in a southern climate.

Read more at TheStar.com or visit mypick.ca.


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