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Peak of the Market, potato farmer square off


September 21, 2009
By Winnipeg Free Press

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Peak of the Market, potato farmer square off
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.



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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