Unless you're a peach farmer, you may not have noticed that 2015 was a terrible year in the Carolinas.
But that's what we discovered when we pulled up to Dori Sanders' place for our end-of-season expedition a few weeks ago. There were no peaches for sale at the Sanders' family farm stand in Filbert, S.C. The wooden plank shelves were all but empty.
Up the hill, we could see the trees laden with rosy-gold fruit under a bright blue sky. What could explain such a scene?