trading post

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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.