Pumpkins/Squash

Luna Circle Farm Keeps its Owner Busy

On the road toward a master's degree in accounting, Tricia Bross took a detour and arrived at a somewhat different destination. Now a grower and marketer of organic vegetables and herbs from her small Wisconsin... more »

Consumers Looking Closer to Home for Fresh Produce

The cucumbers, squash, sweet corn and eggplants are ripe and ready at places like Calabrese Farms in Feeding Hills. The Republican more »

Downy Mildew Confirmed in Cucumbers in Michigan

A report from Michigan State University's Mary Hausbeck: On July 2, a technician from my lab detected downy mildew on cucumbers growing in Monroe County. This field was selected for scouting because it is where... more »

’Buy Local’ is More Than Just a Marketing Gimmick

If you're older than 50, you probably remember when "buy local" might have been a slogan you used if you were involved in a boycott of bananas, oranges and iceberg lettuce. Not that many years... more »

Kansas Pumpkin, Gourd Farm Ventures into Agritourism

Pumpkins and gourds complement two of Brenda Renyer's passions: autumn and crafting. That passion for growing and creating has helped Brenda and her family turn Renyer's Pumpkin Farm in Wetmore, Kan., into a local destination.... more »

Project Creates New Vegetable Growers in North Carolina

North Carolina's Onslow County is not the easiest place to start a commercial vegetable farm. The obstacles are many. First, there's the limited availability of land. Located in the southeastern part of the state on... more »

Bus Tour to Board in Iowa for Education, Networking and Fun

If you want to make over your farm market marketing strategy, network with other farm marketers, learn from seasoned vintners and hear the latest in agricultural research, then you won't want to miss the Southwest... more »

Emperor of Mirth Keeps the Fun Coming

Bill Bakan takes fun so seriously at Maize Valley Market & Winery that he refers to himself as the Fun Czar. Besides being serious about fun, he had other reasons for adopting the title. First... more »


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