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Blueberry season off to early start

Area farms also expecting larger yield than usual

Gary Boel of Halfmoon fills a small bucket with fresh blueberries at Winney's Farm in Schuylerville on Tuesday.
Gary Boel of Halfmoon fills a small bucket with fresh blueberries at Winney's Farm in Schuylerville on Tuesday.
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Better brush up on your blueberry buckle baking skills. Blueberries are ripe ahead of schedule, and there are plenty for the picking. Farms across the Capital Region are reporting larger-than-usual crops, and at several of them, harvesting has been under way for two weeks. The season started two weeks earlier than expected at Winney’s Farm in the town of Northumberland, where owner Byron Winney tends around 40,000 bushes. “This is probably the biggest crop we’ve ...


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