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I went to the lovely Mullum farmers market this week.But why do we have it at the showgrounds? It is two kilometres from the centre of town and the vast majority of the crowd had driven – probably more than negating the environmental benefits of the plastic-bag-free, low-pesticide approach.

What about relocating to the park in town near the high school? That way many more people could walk or ride or drive less far and the high school kids could pick up some organic broccoli for lunch.

Garth Luke, Mullumbimby

 

 


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  1. Garth even if they moved the market into town people still have to drive & park their cars to purchase their “Organic Broccoli for their High school teen aged kids for their lunch !!!!!! .” LOL

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