Move over lobster, potatoes and blueberries. There's another food Maine is also known for: Broccoli.
Maine ranks among the top five broccoli-growing states in the
nation, along with California, Arizona, Washington and Oregon,
according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Maine has consistently
made the top five for about 20 years.
Come summer, the top producers - California and Arizona - stand
down because the green, cruciferous vegetable wilts in extreme heat.
But that's when Maine gears up because broccoli thrives in Maine
summers, which Read more