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Megan Fenton is the Sustainable Agriculture Educator at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County.

The Pennsylvania Yankee Mercantile: A 100 mile market that is striving to connect consumers with local organic farmers

By Megan Fenton / January 9, 2011

In May of 2010 the Pennsylvania Yankee Mercantile found a home on Main Street in Penn Yan, a small town in the heart of the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York.  The Pennsylvania Yankee Mercantile is a quaint country general store with a big mission.  The Mercantile is a 100 mile market, meaning that all the products need…

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