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Peter Paquin inspects this year's harvest.
Peter Paquin inspects this year's harvest.

Cranberries, a hidden bumper crop in Brasher Falls

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The next time you bite into a cranberry muffin, drink some cranberry juice, or set out cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving, you may actually be supporting North Country agriculture. The signature crop of New England, cranberries, actually thrive in the flat lands of the St. Lawrence River valley, right near the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation. David Sommerstein visited the North Country's only commercial cranberry bogs.

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