ASHEVILLE NC – Pumpkins seem to be everywhere in October! Here is a little pumpkin trivia for you:
- The top pumpkin productions states are Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California.
- Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A and can be used to make soups, pies and breads.
- Pumpkins originated in Central America and are members of the cucurbit family.
- The largest pumpkin grown, so far, weighed 1,818 pounds and was grown in Ormstown, Quebec, Canada.
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