Rain Rain Go Away

There’s a front page article in today’s Press Herald on how all this rain is impacting Maine farmers.

Last June, Ralph Turner harvested 6,000 peony stems at his Laughing Stock Farm in Freeport. This year, thanks to gray mold, he’ll be lucky to harvest half that number.

Tomato plants are turning black at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough.

Carrots and string beans have failed to sprout at Little River Flower Farm in Buxton.