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Cranberry Harvest, Rain or Shine
Even though the weather hasn’t been cooperating, the cranberry harvest has begun.
One bog can yield well over a truckload of cranberries. These berries came from a six acre bog. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
Tom Gayoski of Rochester levels out the top of the load of cranberries he harvested from his farm on Burgess Avenue. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
Dave Souza of Rochester monitors the pipe during the initial moments of cranberry bog flooding on Saturday, September 30, 2012. The berries then float to the surface of the water where they are harvested. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
Nate Resendes (left) and Lauren Renauld (right) coerce the floating cranberries toward the underwater vacuum tube that will ultimately deposit the berries in the back of the truck. Photo by Eric Tripoli.