Pumpkins

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Season: Late-September to Late October (PYO). Mid-September-Late November (Market)

Pricing: $.59 a pound

Picking Tips

  • Drum on the pumpkin lightly and listen for a hollow sound.  This means it is ready to be picked.
  • If the pumpkin’s skin is hard when you press on it and almost feels like a shell, it is ripe.
  • Look for a good amount of yellow-green leaves around ripe pumpkins.