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Veggies getting washed away


August 5, 2011
By Prince George Citizen

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August 2, 2011, Prince
George, BC – Prince George vegetables are drowning. Some parts of the region
are enjoying bumper food production, while others are watching their entire
year’s livelihood gag on water and cold air.

August 2, 2011, Prince
George, BC – Prince George vegetables are drowning. Some parts of the region
are enjoying bumper food production, while others are watching their entire
year’s livelihood gag on water and cold air.

“It is just a disaster for
us. We’ve never had a problem like this before. With drought, on a vegetable
farm, you can always do something to irrigate. With this, we will lose 70 per
cent of our sales for sure and it could get worse,” said Robert Bucher,
proprietor of P&B Organics, with 18 acres in production, growing 65
varieties of veggies and herbs.

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