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From Cranberries to Critters

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, the USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

Ann and William Fox transformed their cranberry farm into a thriving forested wetland.

For three generations, the Fox family farmed cranberries on 100 acres. With rising costs and an increasingly competitive market, current landowners William and Ann Fox decided it was time to retire from the cranberry operation. This Friday, travel to East Harbor City, NJ to see how the Foxes transformed their cranberry operation into an Atlantic white cedar wetlands forest.

Read the interactive, multimedia #FridaysOnTheFarm story.

Access a text-only version (PDF, 66.1 KB) of this multimedia story