The drought and other factors could decrease yield by 50 percent, said Stockbridge professor Jon Clements.
Organizations work to provide nutritious and fresh food for those who have difficulty obtaining it.
With the support of nearly 400 people, Atkins Farms President Pauline Lannon will decide whether to open a second location later this week.
Collegian columnist Emily Abrams discusses good Fall foods to by at Atkins Farms.
A hard frost in the early spring has damaged local apple orchards for the season.