Harvesting Cranberries On Cape Cod

Harvesting Cranberries On Cape Cod Massachusetts Farming

Stock #: 50782
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Cape Cod
State: Massachusetts (MA)
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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About 400,000 barrels of Cape Cod Cranberries are harvested yearly. The cranberry bogs are dry when the pickers start to crawl over them with their large half-bushel scoops which are capable of scooping-up four bushels an hour. Few berries pick as easily. Most of the crop is canned in the form of juice or sauce and shipped all over the world.
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