Comments for: Hand rakers, migrants being replaced by mechanization in Down East Maine’s blueberry barrens

Posted Aug. 29, 2014, at 5:28 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 29, 2014, at 2:57 p.m.

As Dave Bell drove on the gravel road stretching across vast blueberry barrens being harvested in Columbia recently, he noted how the industry has changed over the decades. The back roads leading to the blueberry barrens used to be clogged with traffic during the blueberry harvest, recalled Bell, general manager …

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