Title

"What's in a Picture?" piece on a 1980 potato blockade by Maine farmers who felt

Authors

Joshua F. Moore

Source

Down East

Date

3-1-2007

Pages

112

Abstract

"What's in a Picture?" piece on a 1980 potato blockade by Maine farmers who felt their livelihoods were being threatened by subsidized Canadian potatoes. On March 27, dozens of growers drove trucks to several northern Maine border crossings and dumped thousands of potatoes in the roads. The pile shown here was deposited on the Perth/Andover crossing in Fort Fairfield.

Subjects

Potato industry

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