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Saskatchewan retailer buying more locally grown veggies


July 16, 2014
By The Canadian Press

July 16, 2014 — Co-op food stores in Saskatchewan have set a goal of
buying more than 456-thousand kilograms of Saskatchewan-grown vegetables
this year.

July 16, 2014 — Co-op food stores in Saskatchewan have set a goal of buying more than 456-thousand kilograms of Saskatchewan-grown vegetables this year.

Federated Co-operatives says an agreement to purchase fresh vegetables from local growers was successful last year, and the goal is to expand that amount by 66 per cent this year.

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More than a dozen Saskatchewan growers supply fresh produce to Co-op outlets.

There are 114 Co-op food stores in Saskatchewan.


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