For the 11th year, Ocean Spray has brought in 2000 pounds of cranberries to a 1,500 square foot pop-up bog in front of 30 Rock, to showcase some of the 800+ cranberry farmers that have provide the company with the fruit for 85 years. Seven information signs are set up around the bog, the first inviting visitors to “take a walk through our ‘big-city bog’ and discover for yourself the intriguing story behind this most remarkable red berry.”
Under a large canopy, a long dining table has been set up, connecting the raw materials to one of their major end destinations: on Thanksgiving tables all over the country. The farmers who stand inside have been tending cranberries for generations, like Abby and Alison Gilmore, who are sixth generation farmers.
Abby and Alison Gilmore
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