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More cranberries mean lower prices for growers

Freetown Farm’s 27 acres of cranberry bogs look like they popped out of a painting, with red carpets of berries splashed by sunlight and bordered by trees speckled with orange and yellow leaves. Owner Dawn Gates-Allen, whose great-grandmother started the Freetown business 90 years ago, never tires of the seasonal beauty.

“It’s a relaxing place to live,” she said. “Except it’s stressful.”

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