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Rosy outlook?

Michael Barry moves a bucket of roses out of the truck to make a sale on Valentine’s Day. Barry is the last rose grower in New York state. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Bill Van Pelt has been selling roses grown by Long Island local Michael Barry for 14 years. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Grower Michael Barry moves a bucket of roses back into the truck to keep them from freezing. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Michael Barry brushes snow off of his jacket while making Valentine’s Day sales. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Michael Barry tries to keep warm while waiting to make sales on Valentine’s Day. Barry spends his days delicately rearing 50,000 Hybrid Tea roses at his Rose Meadow Flower Farm on Long Island. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)