For Thanksgiving, some staples may be scarce

10/19/2012 08:29:00 AM
Andy Nelson

Berries also were smaller than usual this season, Wilson said. This year, fruit should be medium to medium-large — big but not so big that quality is affected. In mid-October Habelman reported exceptional fruit structure and overall quality, Wilson said.

On Oct. 16, cartons of 24 12-ounce film bags of early black cranberries from Massachusetts sold for $34 on the New England Produce Center terminal, compared to $34-36 last year at the same time.

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Nancy Ricker    
Turner, ME  |  October, 19, 2012 at 11:41 AM

Our Ricker Hill cranberries are plentiful, we dry harvest and sell to fresh markets at Hannaford stores throughout Maine.

Vermont  |  October, 24, 2012 at 09:06 AM

Nancy, would you like to sell any of your cranberries to a wholesaler in Vermont. Are they organic? Please let me know.

Springfield,MO  |  October, 23, 2012 at 03:42 PM

This would be a great time to hit up your local farmers market! All the little ma and pa farmers would appreciate it!

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