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June 13, 2011
By Vancouver Sun

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June 13, 2011, Vancouver, BC – When Heather Cameron dec ided
to have her South Surrey blueberry farm certified organic, she knew there was a
market for her produce, she just couldn’t imagine how overwhelming the demand
would be.

June 13, 2011, Vancouver, BC – When Heather Cameron dec ided
to have her South Surrey blueberry farm certified organic, she knew there was a
market for her produce, she just couldn’t imagine how overwhelming the demand
would be.

All it took was a small ad in the local newspaper and she
was in business. Customers flooded her 1.5 acre farm to get organic
blueberries.

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“We were overwhelmed by all the people,” she said. “people
are getting smart about food. They are really concerned about where their food
comes from.”

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