Early Fruit Season for Sherborn, Mass. Farm Owner | NECN

Early Fruit Season for Sherborn, Mass. Farm Owner



    Sunshine Farm's owner Jim Geoghegan says the early season is another sign of global warming (Published Friday, Jan. 17, 2014)

    (NECN: John Moroney, Sherborn, Mass.) - When it comes to timing, being early is typically a good thing.

    But what about when it comes to crops and the early arrival of warm weather?

    Our John Moroney is live at Sunshine Farm in Sherborn, Mass. The farm has been in the same family for three generations.

    What is with the early season?

    “Another sign of global warming. We had a very mild winter,” says owner Jim Geoghegan.”The fruit flowered back in March and April on many crops.”

    How long will the season go?

    “It looks like a nice long, five- or six-week season…It looks like we’ll go through late June or early July.”

    What about crops like blueberries and peaches?

    Watch the interview to find out!