Peak of the Market’s 14th Annual Family Fun Day held on August 11th raised $9,537.14 for Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba.  This was the highest amount raised in the 14 year history of the event.  In total, about 5,000 people dropped by to make a donation to Variety, eat some vegetables and have lots of fun. 

Larry McIntosh, President and CEO of Peak of the Market

“The response was overwhelming again this year.  We had great crowds, beautiful weather and the highest donations ever, stated Larry McIntosh, President & CEO, Peak of the Market.  We’re looking forward to doing it again next year and continuing to grow this fundraiser.” 

Peak of the Market’s 15th Annual Family Fun Day will be on Thursday, August 9, 2012 and it will be an extra special one as it is Peak of the Market’s 70th Anniversary next year. 

For More Information Call:  Larry McIntosh (204) 793-7325

About Peak of the Market: 

Peak of the Market is a grower-owned “not for profit” vegetable supplier and operates in Manitoba under the Farm Products Marketing Act. Peak of the Market has grown quality produce in Manitoba for 69 years and supplies over 120 different varieties of Manitoba grown vegetables. We are year round suppliers of various vegetables as Manitoba growers have one of the most technologically advanced storage programs anywhere in North America. Many vegetables can be stored for long periods in controlled environment storage facilities. In these storage facilities, the temperature, humidity and air movement are carefully monitored to ensure the vegetables are maintained in optimum condition to provide excellent quality and value to consumers. Some of the vegetables that can be stored for long periods are Potatoes, Carrots, Onions, Parsnips, Beets, Cabbage and Shallots. 

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