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A farmer’s parting gift

publication date: Jan 1, 2012
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Patrick and Shari SweeneyPatrick Sweeney loved being a market farmer. He loved the planning, planting, field work, problem solving. He enjoyed5 selling at the Carbondale, Illinois, farmers market, where his smile was as well known as his basil and tomatoes.

“He loved the farmers market; that was his social event of the week,” said his wife, Shari.


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