They’re a Thanksgiving favorite for many and a despised addition for others: the cranberry. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, cranberries are a common tradition of the modern-day holiday feast.
The northeast, Massachusetts in particular, is a heartland for cranberry bogs—over 14,000 acres of them. Even if you can’t partake in one of the popular cranberry bog driving tours, these Massachusetts cranberries may grace your table this year thanks to cranberry-product giant Ocean Spray.
But did you know your Thanksgiving cranberries might have gotten a little extra boost from a solar PV system?
Some may think that solar farms are a hindrance to agriculture by taking up usable land. But the town of Carver, Massachusetts is proving that going solar doesn’t have to mean giving up growing. Read the rest of this entry »