Did you know…

That a pumpkin is a fruit, not a vegetable?

Did you know…

Pumpkins belong to the family Cucurbitacae, which includes cucumbers, melons, squash, and gourds. Pumpkins are high in fiber and Vitamin A, and also contain generous amounts of Vitamins B and C and beta-carotene. Varieties grown in North Carolina include Mammoth Gold, Autumn Gold, Happy Jack, Big Max, and Sugar Pie. To find a pumpkin patch in your area, visit www.ncfarmfresh.com/farms.asp

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