|Peaches for sale in 2011|
A good read in the N.Y. Times.....especially for those who own or are connected to Alabama peach orchards.
Climate change has brought extremes in heat and precipitation that play havoc with the harvest season, now elongated and unpredictable. And farm labor, long one of the few factors growers could control, has become equally unpredictable, as immigration crackdowns cause shortages and fear suffuses the largely undocumented Mexican farmworker community in the state (California).
HERE is the full story (paywall)