WIRTH WATCHING: The history of canned peas

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – As seasons have shifted and we now enter gardening time, Craig Wirth takes us back 100 years to highlight one of Utah’s biggest exports, peas.

On March 11, Craig Wirth joins ABC4 to tell us about the time Utah was deemed a world leader in canned pea production.

According to Wirth, Utah was home to giant pea factories and once upon a time exported nearly 25,000 cases of peas a day!

Tune in every Sunday at 10 p.m. to watch Wirth Watching exclusives unfold.

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