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trading post

A store, usually found in sparsely settled areas, where inhabitants can exchange products they make, grow, or trap, for goods sold by the store.
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3 million tons of vegetables are sold and ferried each day from the old trading post, according to the Benguet Farmers' Marketing Cooperative.
If you are running what is obviously a business service or making and selling a product, the station will want you to pay for a commercial rather than using the free trading post.
The first trading posts were founded after 1868, when Navajos who had been rounded up by Kit Carson were returned to their vast homeland (limited by reservation borders, that is).
Hedren, superintendent of the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site at Williston, North Dakota, writes the foreword for the new edition.
It will serve as a slaughterhouse and trading post for livestock animals like goat and sheep and will serve approximately 1,000 livestock farmers trading in nearby areas, according to the DA.
Shooting on ``Edwards and Hunt: The First American Roadtrip'' is under way at Christopher Studios and adjacent Amanda Studios, on sets designed to resemble the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountains and small village taverns and trading posts of a young nation, circa 1804.
Big Bear, which is a public lake, has more to offer summertime visitors - trading posts, four-wheel-drive vehicle tours, ski-lift rides, hang gliding and parasailing, in addition to fishing and boating (there are two public ramps where boaters can slide their craft into the lake, as well as ramps and docks at the many lakeside recreational vehicle parks).