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Peak of the Market, potato farmer square off

September 21, 2009  By Winnipeg Free Press


potatoesSeptember 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.



September 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.

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