Indiana farmers unsure about Walmart’s new produce plan – Indiana Public Media


Indiana Public Media reports on farmers’ reactions to Walmart’s new fresh produce plan:

“Parke County Produce Owner John Fisher sells pumpkins, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers to the retail giant. He already sells to Wal-Mart directly and says the benefits have been mixed.

“We probably get a 30 percent better price or more. But then we have the inconvenience of direct store deliveries, each store individually,” he says.”

Read the full story at Indiana Public Media.



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Prior to becoming the editor of, Lainie Petersen worked for several businesses in the areas of website development, retail sales, copywriting and regulatory compliance. Now she focuses on learning and writing about all aspects of retail, including product development, marketing and working with Walmart and other big box retailers. Lainie holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University.
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