(FOX NEWS) – A teenage farmer in Maine faced a summer of hardship — flooding rains, lack of sunshine, invasive animals and even a disheartening break in — but remains steadfast in his focus on business and community as pumpkin harvest season begins.
"It takes hard work," Brayden Nadeau, 13, of Poland, Maine, told Fox News Digital. "There's going to be some good days and bad days, and good years and bad years. But if you care about the land and it’s your dream, you can do it."
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The teen, who attends Bruce Whittier Middle School, owns and operates Brayden’s Vegetable Stand on Hatch Road in Auburn, Maine, about 10 miles down the road from where he lives with his family.