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Stories tagged: pumpkins

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Pumpkins, ponies and farmwork close fall festival at Green Bluff

On the last weekend in October, families flocked to Green Bluff navigate a corn maze, ride ponies and pick apples and pumpkins before the end of Apple Festival at Walters’ …

Bed Bath & Beyond pulls pumpkins over blackface complaints

Bed Bath & Beyond has removed pumpkins painted black with white mouths following complaints they were offensive because they resembled blackface.

For a gourd-old time, head downtown to Fall Fest

Downtown Spokane is bringing autumn activities to the city during the second-annual Fall Fest.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018

Last push for pumpkins: Families make final journey to Green Bluff ahead of Halloween

Spokane area families braved rain, puddles and mud Sunday afternoon to pick out their carving pumpkins before Green Bluff’s fall activities wind down to a close.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018

Playful Pumpkins: Judges reveal winners of SR’s annual Halloween coloring contest

The annual Halloween coloring contest drew 220 entries. It was a tough task for the judges to pick the best.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018

What makes a tomato a grand champion? A Spokane County fair judge explains.

Take it from those who love it most: The Spokane County Interstate Fair will grow on you – much like the pumpkins in the Agriculture Building.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

Front Porch: Pumpkin purist fights white pumpkin trend

Halloween and fall decor comes out with bats, witches, spider webs and jack-o’-lanterns appearing on porches and lawns. But the past few years I’ve noticed a rather alarming trend – …

Jack-o’-lantern artists

A fall trip to Greenbluff for pumpkins and apples is practically obligatory. But, it’s not the only place to go to find your perfect jack-o’-lantern.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015

Doug Clark: Help Chewelah break jack-o’-lantern record, and don’t forget the eyebrows

Chewelah, Washington will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for having a continuous line of carved and lighted pumpkins.

Green Bluff harvests early this year because of warm weather

The fields of pumpkins sprawling across the hillside at Walter’s Fruit Ranch in Green Bluff are early this year, bright splotches of color signaling the ripeness of the gourds with …

Pumpkin race plants seeds of helping through Meals on Wheels

Pumpkins are good for more than just jack-o’-lanterns. While they might not be the most aerodynamic edible, they can move at surprising speeds with a little human intervention, as contestants …

Harvest festival benefits two pet rescue organizations

It started five years ago as a good way to sell a lot of pumpkins. Robin and Eldon Jons of AC Starr Farms, 4603 N. Starr Road, decided to throw …

Pumpkins flourish on compost from CdA sewage facility

Take a patch of ground at the city of Coeur d’Alene’s wastewater treatment plant. Add pumpkins seeds, plus a generous helping of Coeur d’Green, a compost made from recycled city …

Scary good

It’s the Great Pumpkin! Rich in history and flavor, fall’s most festive squash is the perfect addition to any meal. Perfectly smooth and round or lumpy, bumpy and oblong, these …