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Have you thanked your farmer today?

POSTED: June 5, 2010 12:58 p.m.

Mose Coleman didn’t know it, but he started an industry. In 1931, Coleman planted what he thought would be hot onions, but there was something about the sandy loam soil of Toombs County that made the onion sweet. It was so sweet you could eat it like an apple.

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