THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Why is this crop forbidden fruit?

By William Brantley
Globe Correspondent / July 13, 2005

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On a muggy summer afternoon in the Pioneer Valley, Tim Nourse turns his truck down a field road that runs along the border between Franklin and Hampshire counties. Outside the driver's window, most of the acreage sprawls northward, along the fertile right bank of the Connecticut River. That's where the grower has planted much of the strawberry and ... (Full article: 825 words)

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