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Apple growers blown away


August 31, 2009
By The Barrie Examiner

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August 31, 2009, Collingwood, Ont. – The cleanup from the recent
tornado in southern Ontario might be well underway, but orchard owners
in The Blue Mountains are still reeling.

August 31, 2009, Collingwood, Ont. – The cleanup from the recent tornado in southern Ontario might be well underway, but orchard owners in The Blue Mountains are still reeling.

More than a dozen operators have been forced out of business so far, town officials say. Others, such as John Hewgill and Tom and Karen Ferri, are trying to pick up the pieces of their shattered businesses, which were in line for a bountiful harvest after several bad years.

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