April McLaughlin is a long time resident of San Luis Obispo County who attempted to sell her edibles at a farmer’s market, but was unable to get a space.
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OPINION by APRIL MCLAUGHLIN Open letter to the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District: I am writing to request that John Wallace does not get any preferential treatment before the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board at the next, or any other, meeting. Wallace has had hours and and hours and hours... (Continue Reading)
OPINION By APRIL MCLAUGHLIN In San Luis Obispo County, we are lucky to have a whopping 19 certified farmers’ market to shop at. It makes sense though, given how much agriculture our area is responsible for – from avocados to lemons to zucchini, we pretty much have it all! With this kind of bounty growing... (Continue Reading)
OPINION By APRIL MCLAUGHLIN The Arroyo Grande City Council is about to decide on what (if any) conditions they will impose on the Village farmers’ market this coming Tuesday at their regular city council meeting. The back story is this: • The Village market never obtained a Conditional Use Permit in all these years. •... (Continue Reading)