Too many pears, Too little labour

Check out this NPR story on the enormous pear crop and labour shortage in the Pacific Northwest.

http://www.npr.org/2013/10/07/230023629/pacific-northwest-farmers-in-search-of-more-workers

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Folklore PhD Student. Gardener. Cook. Walker. Tea drinker.
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