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Ag minister aims for government facilities to purchase local

The province purchases about 12 per cent of the food for hospitals and care homes from local producers.
The provincial Minister for Agriculture, Lana Popham says she would like to see that number grow to 30 per cent….
Popham says not only would farmers tailor their production to the needs of the institutions, but such a policy would incent more domestic processing which equates to more employment.
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