Long winter delaying East End harvests
Warm, sunny spring has replaced this year's cold, long winter, but some East End farmers are still dealing with the dreary season's after-effects.
Normally by this time, workers at Schmitt's Family Farm in Riverhead are busy picking spinach. This year, they're just pulling weeds. The never-ending snow and the cool start to spring have meant a late start to the East End farming season.