Good things grow in Oklahoma, including an idea
that has inspired a co-op connecting Niagara's farmers with the
The brainchild of Yvette O. Plentai, project manager for the
Niagara Agritourism Centre, and aptly named the Niagara Local Food
Co-operative, it's a virtual market for anyone wanting to eat locally
"The whole issue is that farmers and people who have small
business are so used to working 365 (days a year) that they don't come
up for air and they can have problems with marketing," Plentai said.