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Cranberries

Cranberries

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

History

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation owns and operates the two remaining commercial cranberry bogs on the island. Over 230 acres are currently being cultivated and harvested at both the Milestone Bog and Windswept Bogs. In addition to continuing the tradition and history of 200 years of cranberry farming on Nantucket, the Foundation is also committed to preserving the fragile wetlands, hardwood forests and open spaces surrounding the bogs as part of its overall mission of protecting the island’s fragile and unique ecosystems.

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