From harvest to market

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  • Published 20100302
  • ISBN: 9781921520860
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

BETWEEN THE SUPER – and the farmers’ markets is the middle ground – on which growers too small to deal with the supermarkets but with harvests too big to move at a once-a-week market stall find a fit with the new corner stores.

Not so many years ago, a farmer with a few pumpkins or lettuces to spare could take them to the big local supermarket. The fruit-and-veg manager would pay cash for the product and everyone, including shoppers, could sense the relationship between local producers and the local supermarket.

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Elaine Reeves

New Zealand born Elaine Reeves has worked on newspapers there and in London and Sydney before moving to Tasmania in 1988.For 18 years she...

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