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May 13, 2021

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I was at Byron Hospital and looked out the window and over the road is The Farm. Before The Farm was established the other farm was flowers.  A friend of mine told me that when he worked on the flower farm they used to use lots of chemicals. Now I’m wondering if the owners of the current farm had the soil tested for the residue of said chemicals? If not why not? The produce is supposed to be organic.


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  1. Yes Gladiola s & Cattle ….in the 70s 80s early 90 s Interesting very very Interesting! Good question ! Tho really Tourists do not CARE !

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