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Reflecting upon 1979’s P.E.I. potato glut

November 28, 2019
By CBC Archives

In 1979, P.E.I. potato farmers had to sell their crop for less than it cost to grow as a result of a potato glut in the province. CBC Archives

CBC Archives reflects upon Prince Edward Island’s potato glut of 1979 when many growers had to sell their crops for less than what they cost to grow.