Spring brings a new planting season for local farmers and high hopes on the onion crop in what’s called the “black dirt” farming region of Orange County.
Now that it’s time to spruce up the flower beds, Garden State farmers are looking for business.
This has been an especially tough growing year. The spring growing season was stunted due to cool temperatures and rain, and now a week long unrelenting burst of humid heat is taxing fields and farm stands across the East End.
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Such is the case for a farmer in Orange County.
Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.