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    I've never had any flavor or smells from 1 ml food grade plastic
    bags.  I buy the vented lettuce bags - they have ~1/4 inch holes in
    them for drainage and aeration, but keep veggies very fresh.  I do
    know what he means about reusable plastic water bottles, and the
    non-clear disposable bottles.<br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 4/10/2015 2:07 PM, GarlicGrower
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hi,
            Folks!<br>
            <br>
            <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Based
            on everyone’s advice, my scale is ordered (and shipped!) and
            I’m going to the Kutztown Produce Auction at their next
            Nursery Plant Sale (might as well spend money on fun plants
            as well as get bags and boxes! ;-D)  Thanks so much!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">The
            husband is worried about using the “right sort” of plastic
            containers </span><span
style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">to harvest asparagus, store it for the farmer's
            market and then display it at the farmer’s market and
            wonders if you folks have some advice.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">He’s worried because as a long-distance runner,
            he’s become very picky about his water bottles because he
            can't stand the "plastic" taste that the water often gets
            after sitting in certain bottles. Since asparagus is<span
              class="textexposedshow2"> stored and displayed in a
              plastic container that has water in the bottom to keep the
              asparagus hydrated, he's concerned that if we use the
              wrong type of plastic container, the water and then the
              asparagus will taste awful.</span></span><span
style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""><o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <p style="background:white"><span
style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">What are your experiences with storing/displaying
            asparagus? Is his concern justified? What type of containers
            do you use for the steps of harvesting, storing in the
            frig/cooler, hauling to the farmer's market and displaying
            for sale?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <p style="background:white"><span
style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">Thanks for everyone's help!  <o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <p style="background:white"><span
style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">(I really want this asparagus to go well and just
            haven’t done it on this scale before.  If anyone has garlic
            questions, I completely understand that crop and can be
            helpful in return! </span><span
            style="font-family:Wingdings;color:#141823" lang="EN">J</span><span
style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <p style="background:white"><span
style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#141823"
            lang="EN">Dorene<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Dorene
            Pasekoff<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hill
            Creek Farm<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">75
            Creamery Road<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Pottstown,
            PA 19465<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">610-506-3372<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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"How we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." -
Wendell Berry

"Without power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances
Moore Lappe

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