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The Way We Were

The way we were (March 24)

Mar. 27,1996

25 Years Ago
Agri-Bus brings farm to kids: The first-ever Agri-Bus was unveiled at the Shawville fairgrounds last Thursday in front of about 40 farmers, educators and supporters.
The bus, actually a semi-trailer, will be a classroom on wheels, educating students on agriculture.
“This will unite the rural and urban communities,” said MAPAQ’s Vince McConnell before the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
“And this is very important because there are fewer farmers. People are losing touch with how food is actually produced.”
The Agri-Bus’ first official showing will be . . .

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