In an age where the digital reigns supreme, and technological advances provide cost and time-saving solutions to everyday activities, roadside farm stands remind us of a simpler, more honest time in our agricultural history.
Driving through Langley’s back roads and rural countryside, you will see roadside stands selling everything from freshly picked berries, to free range organic eggs. Farmers are amoung the most trusting and honest workers of our time, and their continued use of an old-style payment method – the honour system, is a testament to their way of life. They are leveraging personal moral codes as a form of security and it’s all part of the experience for customers who rave about the process. Relying on the integrity of others may seem like a big risk, but in Langley, it’s an everyday occurrence that seems to be working.
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