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GREENGROCER

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Do you have a green thumb? Does fresh air appeal to you? If so, and you also like to meet people, you should take a look at the job of greengrocer. Greengrocers provide a valuable service in larger towns and cities: They get the freshest fruit and vegetables to people who may not be able to get them by any other means.

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The concept of the open-air market is being embraced by more and more metropolitan areas every year. For example, the number of farmers' markets in the United States increased by 18 percent between 2004 and 2006. People also seem more willing than ever before to pay more for fresh and organic produce. Becoming a greengrocer can provide you with both fresh air and a means of income.

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