In Praise of the Pumpkin

Explore Autumn's ubiquitous squash. The pumpkin is a fall fruit with a rich heritage and flexible flavor that has been used for centuries.

Punkin' Chunkin' Assorted lobbing devices have been tried over the years, but the current favorite works on compressed air. The record distance is about 1500 yards, which is nearly one mile! This year's event is scheduled for October 19th. But there are numerous punkin' chunkin' events held throughout the country, possibly in a location near you!
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