St. Thomas farmer concerned about possible minimum wage increase

A southern Ontario producer is worried she may have to take drastic measures if the province’s minimum wage jumps to $15 per hour by 2019.

Sarah Harrison operates Mazak Farms, a 40-year-old asparagus, garlic and rhubarb farm started by her parents near St.Thomas, with her husband Barry.

The asparagus industry’s farm value in 2016 was more than $24 million, according to OMAFRA.

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