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Cranberry Harvesting

Cranberries grow on low lying vines planted in bogs composed of peat soil topped with a layer of sand.  After planting, the first crop is ready for harvesting in 3-4 years. They are harvested in the fall from mid-September until … Continue reading

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Maple Sugar Time in Vermont

Vermont is the leading maple syrup-producing state in the country, producing about 41 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.  The maple sugaring process has been illustrated on many postcards, most of which are from Vermont. These postcards are mainly … Continue reading

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Sroda’s Turkey Farm

Sroda’s Turkey Farm was located in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin. Below is the information printed on the back of the postcard. Sroda’s Turkey Farm was operated by George Sroda and his wife. A 1948 article in The Milwaukee Sentinel (digitized by … Continue reading

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