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Old July 29, 2016   #16
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Originally Posted by Cole_Robbie View Post
Everything at the farmer's market gets sprayed when being raised. If it is not labelled organic, then it was raised on Sevin, Daconil, and probably Malathion. And those are at a minimum. A lot of fruit requires sprays that the state mandates one have a spray license to buy. There are a few vendors who do raise produce all-naturally, but generally they don't have much selection or quantity.

That's an unfortunate situation, but it is the customers who have created it. Everyone says they don't like pesticide, but no one will buy produce with bug damage.
Ive got toms with nothing more than bleach spray,plants are pretty much dead,
A good year! I planted so many, it doesn't matter.
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