(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Jawaan Montgomery arranges sorts produce for a farm share program, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Common Market warehouse in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Pequea Valley Farm yogurts are set out for sale Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Jefferson University Hospital's cafeteria in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). A worker loads vegetables onto food washing machine, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Marolda Farm in Vineland, N.J.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Farmer Rich Marolda moves vegetables Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Marolda Farm in Vineland, N.J.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Lavar Prather with Common Market Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Marolda Farm in Vineland, N.J.
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