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Prominent P.E.I. potato family going bust


August 11, 2009
By CBC News

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potatoAugust 4, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Last year’s wet crop may have been
the last straw for a prominent family of potato farmers and activists
in central P.E.I.

August 4, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Last year’s wet crop may have been the last straw for a prominent family of potato farmers and activists in central P.E.I.

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The Hendrickens have been farming in Pisquid, northeast of Charlottetown, for almost 50 years. But they are now about $2.5 million in debt, and bankruptcy protection was recently removed by the farm debt review board.

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