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Annual Carrot Fest attracts crowd at synagogue

34th Annual Carrot Festival
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
34th Annual Carrot Festival
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Paul Westheimer stood before a small pile of carrots at Agudat Achim’s 34th annual Carrot Festival on Sunday afternoon. A handful of two-pound bags were all that was left as the day progressed. “We started with about 200 bags,” he said. Around him were quickly diminishing mounds of turnips, cabbage, pumpkins and other vegetables. Outside the confines of his tent were similar tents of baked goods, scores of vendors, a few pet llamas and a ...

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