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A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.

Harvesting the Cucurbits

Posted by Grant McCarty -

At this time of the season, you are probably getting close to harvesting members of the squash family. The cucurbits/squash family includes butternut, acorn, watermelon, cantaloupe, and pumpkins/gourds. Last week, we had the last Late Summer Field Day for the year at Freeport High School in Freeport. At the farm, their cantaloupe, spaghetti squash, watermelon, and winter squash were all coming...

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