Peak of the Market, potato farmer square off

Winnipeg Free Press
September 21, 2009
By Winnipeg Free Press
Sept. 21, 2009, Winnipeg, Man. – A small Manitoba potato farmer claims he’s being forced underground by rules that require all provincial spuds to be sold through Peak of the Market.

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In August, the provincial vegetable marketing board sent Otterburne-area farmer Trevor Schriemer a “potato general order” that requires him to document where his potatoes were traveling after learning he was selling some of his crop to Sobey’s, a national chain. | READ MORE

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