Dead Cherry Tycoon Reportedly Ran One of NYC's Largest Pot Farms

Taylor Berman · 02/27/15 11:30AM

The pot farm owned and operated by Arthur Mondella, the cherry magnate who killed himself on Tuesday, was reportedly among the largest ever discovered in New York City. The New York Times and New York Daily News report that the grow room—located in Dell's Maraschino Cherries Company's basement, behind a hidden door and down a ladder—spanned 2,500 square feet and could harvest up to 1,200 pot plants.

The 12 Most Pesticide-Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables

Max Read · 06/01/10 11:34PM

The Environmental Working Group, a public health nonprofit, has created a list of the fruits and vegetables most contaminated by pesticides according to the government's produce pesticide reports. Do you like peaches? Than you may not want to keep reading.