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Eviction threats at Ontario farmers’ market


January 3, 2018
By CBC News

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January 3, 2018, Peterborough, Ont – Several local producers say they’re facing expulsion from the Peterborough, Ont., farmers market because of their campaign to increase transparency among fellow vendors, just months after a CBC Marketplace investigation revealed two vendors were not being upfront about the provenance of their fruits and veggies.

The group on the chopping block includes four produce farms and three artisans, who are also part of the campaign to stand up for local producers over resellers peddling wholesale goods from elsewhere. READ MORE

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