Pumpkins/Squash

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pump... more

Guatemalan valley visit unveils unique watering system

The Valley of Almolonga in Guatemala is staggeringly gorgeous. Especially to a vegetable grower: an irregular checkerboard of small fields, all verdantly green,... more

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Airborne attractions propel farm market

The pumpkins are flying at Lewis Farm Market in New Era, Mich. And if seeing those spheres heading skyward isn't thrilling enough, visitors can check ... more »

4 Corners Farm puts diversified slant on success

For more than three decades, Bob and Kim Gray have successfully navigated their way to a diversified growing operation in West Newbury, Vt.Their 225-a... more »

Baloian Farms pursues premium pepper producer designation

Becoming a leading producer of peppers continues to be a main focus of Fresno, Calif.-based Baloian Farms."We fully address the pepper category," said... more »

Growers, industry save specialty crops learning program

Minnesota growers, educators and private industry have joined forces to preserve a program that helps farmers receive in-depth technical and managemen... more »

CSA, farmers’ markets keep Ohio farm afloat

When Brian and Kelly Helser – owners of Paige's Produce in Stoutsville, Ohio – first looked into hosting their own Community Supported Agr... more »

Farm rallies to rebuild after tornado devastation

After pouring every ounce of energy into building a flourishing agritoursim business near Oklahoma's largest city, owner Glenn Orr and his family neve... more »

Guatemalan valley visit unveils unique watering system

The Valley of Almolonga in Guatemala is staggeringly gorgeous. Especially to a vegetable grower: an irregular checkerboard of small fields, all verdan... more »

New Jersey farm honored for charity

Now in its 100th year of operation, Von Thun Farms in Monmouth Junction, N.J., continues to provide portions of its fruit and vegetable harvest to nee... more »

Talkin’ Shop: What’s your take on organic farming?

Editor's note: This is a complete list of the responses to the Talkin' Shop question on page 35 of the June 2013 issue of VGN.I think organic ... more »

Food banks a destination for unsold produce

To John Hamilton, donating the excess produce he grows every year to feed the hungry is a "good deal."Hamilton is among dozens of Springfield, Ill., a... more »


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