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Canada: Organic potato farmers find eager markets

Located just northeast of Charlottetown in the community of Winsloe on Prince Edward Island, the Dollar family operation has gone through many changes since it started in 1915. The farm was a dairy operation until the decision to sell the cows and the milk quota 15 years ago. A friend had some organic certified land and suggested Fred try growing five acres of potatoes. “I said, ‘what the hell. Why not?” said Fred, who works on the farm with with his wife, Vaunda, and son, Kent.

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