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Submitted Photo The purpose of the Ag Education Center at the Red River Valley Fair is to teach kids and adults where their food comes from. In this undated photo, a child feeds a dairy calf at the center.

Bridging the gap between farm and fork

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FARGO — Those in the ag industry say it’s scary how much of a disconnect there is between consumers and farmers.

“You have people saying they don’t need a farmer because they can go to the grocery store,” said Bill Hoffmann, a member of the Red River Valley Fair board. “That’s really scary.”

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Tracy Frank
Tracy Frank is a SheSays, Variety, and Farmer's Forum reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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