Why Ontario asparagus is at risk if minimum wage goes up

Some Ontario asparagus farmers may stop growing the crop if the province increases minimum wages.

“To walk away from it is devastating,” said Sarah Harrison, co-owner of Mazak Farms, where asparagus is the main source of income for the four decades old farm just south of London. “We will find a way to survive but as produce farmers – I’m not sure if that’s going to be it.”

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