Local farmers’ sales rise during health crisis

  • Carson Veale (right) from Clarkesville picks up his Northeast Georgian  Locally Grown produce with the assistance of volunteer Tom Gagnon. Locally grown foods have seen a surge during the pandemic crisis.
    Carson Veale (right) from Clarkesville picks up his Northeast Georgian Locally Grown produce with the assistance of volunteer Tom Gagnon. Locally grown foods have seen a surge during the pandemic crisis.
   As mask mandates and requests for social distancing become the norm for certain retail chain grocery stores, people seem to be gravitating to purchasing from local farmers.     Andrew Linker, co…

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