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The Secret Life of Cranberries

Photographs by Michael Prince From the sky, it looks like a sea of ruby red down below—a shock of vibrant life in a canopy that’s […]


The Extremely Definitive Ranking of Every Official Massachusetts State Food

Every state in the U.S. has a tradition of legislatively adopting state symbols, as if assembling a Pinterest board that is designed to convey the […]

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Cranberries Were Removed from the List of Products the EU Plans to Target with Tariffs

The cranberry industry can breathe a sigh of relief. The Massachusetts mainstay was among the list of products the European Union said it would target […]

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Check Out the 13th Annual Cranberry Harvest Festival

There’s a reason cranberry sauce has been gracing Thanksgiving tables for so long. Cranberries have a rich history in the Bay State, dating beyond even the days of the […]

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Can Ocean Spray CEO Randy Papadellis Save the Cranberry Business?

Can Ocean Spray CEO Randy Papadellis save the cranberry business…again?

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Cranberry Truck Crash Bogs Down Traffic on Sagamore Bridge

A head-on crash involving a cranberry truck on Cape Cod’s Sagamore Bridge closed traffic in both directions Friday morning and left one person with serious injuries, according […]

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The Cranberry Boom in Massachusetts, By the Numbers

Consider these berry cool facts.


In Season: Cranberries

Stepping into a big box grocery store, it’s easy to think that all produce grows all year round—but that’s hardly the case. In this series, […]

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What It’s Like to Be a Cranberry Farmer

Peak cranberry season in Massachusetts means harvest celebrations, bog tours, and an abundance of tart treats. But for Jeff LaFleur and other cranberry farmers in […]

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The Cranberry Harvest Celebration Is Back

At the intersection of fall fun and New England’s autumn bounty are not pumpkins, but rather, cranberries. The Massachusetts state berry is tangier than fall’s favorite […]

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Five Cranberry Bogs You Can Tour in Massachusetts

Sure, apples and pumpkins are the go-to pick-your-own plants of fall, but when you look past Halloween, there’s one fruit that stands out from all […]

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The 2014 Cranberry Harvest Festival in Massachusetts Is This Weekend

OK, so you’ve already gone apple-picking. Everyone goes apple-picking. Well, while apples may be the fruit of most people’s eyes, another delicious treat is also ripe for […]

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Cranberries for Health…and Facials

Cranberry bog photo via Shutterstock The entire cranberry industry is supported by approximately 47,000 acres, and 14,000 of them are located in Massachusetts, according to […]

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Carver Cranberry Harvest Takes Center Stage on Postage Stamp

Carver Cranberry Harvest Takes Center Stage on Postage Stamp. Does this thing come in an e-mail version? [Boston.com]