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Food production will always be essential.

The province made a mistake by closing down community gardens due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This hurts tens of thousands of families as well as food banks who rely on gardens for fresh fruit and vegetables.

British Columbia, New Brunswick and PEI have kept their gardens open by classifying them as an essential service.

Two weeks ago, MPP Mike Schreiner asked the Premier to do the same.

You can read his letter to the Premier here.

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