Backyard Industry

Weather Whoas


Cold, wet, and sometimes violent spring weather has made it difficult for local growers to get their crops in, whether they're farmers or backyard gardeners. Now, just a few weeks later, extreme heat is causing other unpleasant hiccups, loke a lack of local strawberries. In this segment of In My Backyard, Lisa Bralts muses on what this so-called "new normal" could mean for everyone who eats.