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Lee Schools Cuts Oakes Farms Ties

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The School District of Lee County announced Thursday morning that it will no longer do business with Oakes Farms of Naples. Oakes Farms owner Alfie Oakes stirred up controversy on Monday when he posted on Facebook his belief that both the COVID-19 epidemic and the Black Lives Matter movement are hoaxes. In a news release, the Lee County school district announced that it will soon be working with other vendors so that students will be supplied with fresh fruits and vegetables.