Locally grown movement drives strong demand for Carolina veg

05/21/2009 03:36:18 PM
Andy Nelson

“You have to cut it, snap it — your average 25-year-old will buy canned instead,” he said. “I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I think the fresh market is going to kind of struggle.”

Virginia Fork’s sweet corn deal, meanwhile, is set to begin about June 23 and run through about July 20, with similar acreage as last year, Small said.


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