WXXI Public Broadcasting: Marie Cusick http://wknofm.org en Pumpkins At A Premium, Thanks To Hurricane Irene http://wknofm.org/post/pumpkins-premium-thanks-hurricane-irene Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, Host: <p>There's something missing this year from the fall scenery in the Northeast, especially in upstate New York. The state is normally a top pumpkin producer, but about a third of its crop was destroyed in the recent tropical storms.<p>Marie Cusick, of NPR member station WMHT in Albany, takes us to one farm that was spared.<p>MARIE CUSICK: There's no shortage of pumpkins at the Black Horse Farms roadside stand in Athens, New York. Sat, 01 Oct 2011 12:00:00 +0000 WXXI Public Broadcasting: Marie Cusick 1655 at http://wknofm.org