Carlsbad weighs subsidy of farms’ water bills

Outlet: Union-Tribune

August 20, 2009

The 53 acres of ranunculus at The Flower Fields, shown blooming in
April, are the most visible vestige of Carlsbad’s history as a producer
of cut flowers. (Charlie Neuman / Union-Tribune) –
CARLSBAD — With rising water rates threatening to price Carlsbad
agriculture out of business, the city is studying ways to keep its two
most visible farms viable…